What Happened on March 23, 1972

Historical Events

  • Geoge Harrison and Friends' "The Concert for Bangladesh" concert film, directed by Saul Swimmer released in the US
  • NY Yankees agree to continue playing ball in the Bronx

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer, longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion in boxing history, born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • Jonas Bjorkman, Swedish tennis star (Davis Cup 1994), born in Vaxjo Sweden
  • Judith Godrèche, French actress (The Man in the Iron Mask; L'Auberge espagnole), and novelist (Point de côté), born in Paris
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spanish couturier 'The Master', dies at 77

About March 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A Horse With No Name - America
  • UK #1 Song: Without You - Nilsson