What Happened on November 14, 1972

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Douglas Payne, Scottish rock bassist (Travis - "Why Does It Always Rain On Me"; "Sing"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Ed Patterson, Delta, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Edyta Górniak, Polish pop singer("That's Not Me"), born in Ziębice, Poland

Josh Duhamel (50 years old)

American actor (Transformers, Life as We Know It), born in Minot, North Dakota

  • Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Matthew Bloom, American professional wrestler
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), dies at 71
1972 Highlights

About November 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 17 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: Clair - Gilbert O'sullivan