What Happened on May 3, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne
  • Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Vyacheslav Kozlov, Russian ice hockey NHL forward (Detroit Red Wings), born in Voskresensk, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
  • Les Harvey, Scottish rock guitarist (Stone The Crows), dies from accidental on-stage electrocution at 27
1972 Highlights

About May 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Amazing Grace - The Pipes & Drums & Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards