What Happened on March 31, 1972

Historical Events

Black Tot Day

Final day of the rum ration in the Royal Canadian Navy

  • Official Beatles Fan Club closes down

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar, Spanish film director
  • Andrew Bowen, American actor
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), dies at 38

About March 31, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

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