What Happened on May 7, 1972

Historical Events

  • 26th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Asghar Farhadi, Iranian film director (The Salesman, A Separation), born in Khomeyni Shahr, Iran
  • Frank Trigg, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, born in Kendall, New York
  • John Holecek, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Highlights

About May 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 26 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