Thursday September 14, 1972
US date format: 9/14/1972, UK date format: 14/9/1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Donnell Bennett and David Bell.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Black & White by Three Dog Night.
In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
Hickey & Boggs, directed by Robert Culp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching M*A*S*H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 14, 1972?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Waltons TV program premieres
- West Germany and Poland establish diplomatic relations
- Kornelis Posthumus: Chemist, dies at 70.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 14, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Black & White
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Chicago - Saturday In The Park
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Elton John - Honky Cat
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - Get On The Good Foot-Part 1
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Joe Simon - Power Of Love
- Mel And Tim - Starting All Over Again
- The Staple Singers - This World
- Jackson 5 - Lookin' Through The Windows
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Millie Jackson - My Man, A Sweet Man
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From "Superfly")
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Days to next September 14If September 14, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on September 14, 1972?
On September 14, 1972 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is September 14, 1972?
On September 14, 1972 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 14, 1972?
On September 14, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 14, 1972?
On September 14, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 14, 1972?
On September 14, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 14, 1972?
On September 14, 1972 several famous people were born including, Donnell Bennett, David Bell, Nakamura Shidō.
Which famous people died on September 14, 1972?
Famous people died on September 14, 1972 include, Kornelis Posthumus.
What was the number one song in September 14, 1972?
The number one song in the week of September 14, 1972 was Black & White by Three Dog Night in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade in UK.
What were the top hits on September 14, 1972?
The top hits on September 14, 1972 were Black & White by Three Dog Night, Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis, Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade, You Wear It Well by Rod Stewart, It's Four In The Morning by Faron Young in UK.