What Happened on March 25, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Selling of the President" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 17th Eurovision Song Contest: Vicky Leandros for Luxembourg wins singing "Apres toi" in Edinburgh

Sports History

34th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Florida, 81-76; 6th straight title for Bruins; future Hall of Fame center Bill Walton tournament MOP

  • America's LP "America" goes #1

Sports History

Chicago Black Hawks Bobby Hull becomes the 2nd NHLer to score 600 goals, with a goal in Boston assisted by his brother Dennis

  • UCLA wins its 6th consecutive national basketball title
1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Battle, American MBA player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Mimi Jones [Miriam Sullivan], American jazz bassist, vocalist, composer, and bandleader (Hot Tone Music), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Naftali Bennett, Israeli politician (Prime Minister of Israel 2021-), born in Haifa, Israel
  • Phil O'Donnell, Scottish soccer midfielder (1 cap; Motherwell, Celtic, Sheffield Wednesday; PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year 1992, 94; dies while playing), born in Bellshill, Scotland (d. 2007)
Born in 1972

About March 25, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 30 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