What Happened on November 1, 1972

Historical Events

  • 1st gay theme TV movie - "That Certain Summer"
  • Germaoin Gagnon scores 1st Islander hat trick

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Murray, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,009 NHL games; All Star 2003-04; Boston Bruins), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Jenny McCarthy, American model (Playboy playmate Oct, 1993), TV personality (The View), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul Dickov, Scottish soccer striker and manager (10 caps; Manchester City, Leicester City), born in Livingston, West Lothian
  • Toni Collette, Australian actress (The Sixth Sense), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

Ezra PoundEzra Pound (1885-1972)

American poet (The Cantos), critic and fascist collaborator in Italy during World War II, dies at 87

1972 Highlights

About November 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
  • UK #1 Song: Mouldy Old Dough - Lieutenant Pigeon