What Happened on October 28, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances

Famous Birthdays

Brad PaisleyBrad Paisley (50 years old)

American country singer ("Collision of Worlds"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

  • Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Terrell Davis, American Pro Football HOF running back (Super Bowl 1997 [MVP], 98; NFL MVP 1998; 3 × First-team All-Pro; 3 × Pro Bowl; Denver Broncos), born in San Diego, California
1972 Highlights

About October 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry
  • UK #1 Song: Mouldy Old Dough - Lieutenant Pigeon