On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1972

Historical Events

  • 1st TV series about mixed marriage, "Bridget Loves Bernie" premieres

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Penny Marshall appears on "The Bob Newhart Show" in "Fly Unfriendly Skies"

Actor and Director Penny Marshall
Actor and Director
Penny Marshall
Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Sasa, American NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in American Samoa
  • Mark Bruener, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Aberdeen, Washington
  • Ramon van Haaren, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Shalane McCall, American child actress (Charlie Wade-Dallas), born in North Hollywood, California
  • Steve Russ, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Stetsonville, Wisconsin
1972 Highlights

About September 16, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo