What Happened on September 12, 1972

Historical Events

  • Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin succeeds Avery Brundage as President International Olympic Committee
  • TV sitcom "Maude", a spin-off of "All In The Family", starring Bea Arthur and Bill Macy premieres on CBS

Famous Birthdays

  • Avijit Roy, Bangladeshi-American activist and blogger, born in Bangladesh (d. 2015)
  • Paul Green, Australian rugby league coach (North Queensland Cowboys NRL premiership 2015; Queensland) and halfback (Australia SL 2 games, Queensland 7 games), born in Brisbane, Australia (d. 2022)
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • William Boyd, American film actor, cowboy hero (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77

About September 12, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black & White - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade