What Happened on September 16, 1972

Historical Events

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

TV Show Appearance

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

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? 50 years, 4 months and 14 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