What Happened on September 6, 1972

Historical Events

  • Summer Olympics resume in Munich, Germany after massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by Black September Palestinian terrorist organization

Famous Birthdays

  • Anika Noni Rose, American actress (Dreamgirls) and singer, born in Bloomfield, Connecticut
  • China MiĆ©ville, English fantasy fiction writer (Perdido Street Station), born in Norwich, England
  • Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs), born in Milford, Connecticut
  • Eric Zeier, American NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Pensacola, Florida

Idris ElbaIdris Elba (50 years old)

English actor (The Wire, Luther), born in London, England

  • Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress (Six Feet Under), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1972
1972 Highlights

About September 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • UK #1 Song: Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade