Sunday January 30, 1972
US date format: 1/30/1972, UK date format: 30/1/1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 30, 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 Fabien Vehlmann and Brent Moss.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean.
In UK Telegram Sam by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
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 January 30, 1972?
- Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Bloody Sunday: United Kingdom British Paratroopers kill fourteen Roman Catholic civil rights /anti internment marchers in Northern Ireland- Bloody Sunday (1972)
- Karel Boleslav Jirak: Composer, dies at 81.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 30, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
- Badfinger - Day After Day
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
- Three Dog Night - Never Been To Spain
- The Stylistics - You Are Everything
- The Jackson 5 - Sugar Daddy
Top #8 songs in the UK
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 30, 1972?
On January 30, 1972 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is January 30, 1972?
On January 30, 1972 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 30, 1972?
On January 30, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 30, 1972?
On January 30, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 30, 1972?
On January 30, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 30, 1972?
On January 30, 1972 several famous people were born including, Fabien Vehlmann, Brent Moss, Chris Simon.
Which famous people died on January 30, 1972?
Famous people died on January 30, 1972 include, Karel Boleslav Jirak.
What was the number one song in January 30, 1972?
The number one song in the week of January 30, 1972 was American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean in US and Telegram Sam by T Rex in UK.
What were the top hits on January 30, 1972?
The top hits on January 30, 1972 were American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean, Brand New Key by Melanie, Let's Stay Together by Al Green in US and Telegram Sam by T Rex, Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip, Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill in UK.