Friday September 15, 1972
US date format: 9/15/1972, UK date format: 15/9/1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 15, 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 Letizia of Spain and Letizia .
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 Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 15, 1972?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
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- WMAO TV channel 23 in Greenwood, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
- A Scandinavian Airlines System domestic flight from Gothenburg to Stockholm is hijacked and flown to Malmo-Bulltofta Airport.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 15, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 15If September 15, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 14 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 15, 1972?
On September 15, 1972 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is September 15, 1972?
On September 15, 1972 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 15, 1972?
On September 15, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 15, 1972?
On September 15, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 15, 1972?
On September 15, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 15, 1972?
On September 15, 1972 several famous people were born including, Letizia of Spain, Amanda Lynn Granrud, Letizia .
Which famous people died on September 15, 1972?
Famous people died on September 15, 1972 include, Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Geoffrey Fisher.
What was the number one song in September 15, 1972?
The number one song in the week of September 15, 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 15, 1972?
The top hits on September 15, 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.