Thursday March 16, 1972
US date format: 3/16/1972, UK date format: 16/3/1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 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 Sándor Noszaly and Veiko Õunpuu.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Heart Of Gold by Neil Young.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
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 March 16, 1972?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
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- John andYoko are served with deportation papers
- Harold "Pie" Traynor: hall of fame third baseman (Pittsburgh...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Nilsson - Without You
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Denise LaSalle - Now Run And Tell That
- Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- Tyrone Davis - I Had It All The Time
- The Honey Cone - The Day I Found Myself
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 16, 1972?
On March 16, 1972 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is March 16, 1972?
On March 16, 1972 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 16, 1972?
On March 16, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 1972?
On March 16, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 16, 1972?
On March 16, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 16, 1972?
On March 16, 1972 several famous people were born including, Sándor Noszaly, Velibor Radovic, Veiko Õunpuu.
Which famous people died on March 16, 1972?
Famous people died on March 16, 1972 include, Harold "Pie" Traynor.
What was the number one song in March 16, 1972?
The number one song in the week of March 16, 1972 was Heart Of Gold by Neil Young in US and Without You by Nilsson in UK.
What were the top hits on March 16, 1972?
The top hits on March 16, 1972 were Heart Of Gold by Neil Young, A Horse With No Name by America, The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube) by Robert John in US and Without You by Nilsson, American Pie by Don McLean, Beg, Steal Or Borrow by The New Seekers in UK.