What Happened on November 3, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Armando Benitez, Dominican baseball pitcher (NL saves leader 2004; MLB All Star 2003, 04; NY Mets, Seattle Mariners, Florida Marlins), born in Ramón Santana, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Ugo Ehiogu, English soccer defender (4 caps; Aston Villa, Middlesborough), born in London, England (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings

James Taylor

American singer-songwriter James Taylor (23) weds American singer-songwriter Carly Simon (27 or 29) at her Manhattan apartment, they announce the nuptials and celebrate that evening at his Radio City Music Hall concert; divorce in 1983

1972 Highlights

About November 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 2 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