What Happened on November 30, 1972

Historical Events

  • BBC bans Wings' "Hi, Hi, Hi"
  • Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 in Rome, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Abel Xavier, Portuguese footballer
  • Christophe Beck, Canadian pianist, conductor, and television and film score composer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer; The Hangover; Frozen; Ant-Man), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Christopher Fitzgerald, American stage actor

Famous Deaths

  • Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
  • Neil H McElroy, soap manufacturer/minister of Defense (1957-59), dies
  • Valentin Ruiz Aznar, Spanish choirmaster, composer, and priest, dies at 70
1972 Highlights

About November 30, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Papa Was A Rollin' Stone - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry