The 15th of August, 1972, fell on a Tuesday. Day 228 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Ben Affleck: Actor.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of August, 1972:
United States: Alone Again (naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan
United Kingdom: School's Out - Alice Cooper
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 15th of August, 1972.
1972 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1972 were dominated by Don McLean, Roberta Flack, Gilbert O'Sullivan, America, Joe Tex, Looking Glass and Al Green.
Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger.
U.S. President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, were both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1972. Nixon and Kissinger had made history by travelling to China to "open up a dialogue."
1972 in movies.
Movies released in 1972 included The Godfather, The Poseidon Adventure, "What's Up, Doc?", Behind the Green Door, Deliverance, Super Fly, Cabaret, The Getaway, Fritz the Cat, The Legend of Boggy Creek, Jeremiah Johnson, Blacula and Silent Running.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of August:
15th of August, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of August, 1972.
17,200 days have passed since this date.
1,486,080,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of August, 1972.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,733,760,000 times.
Since the 15th of August, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 766,817,280,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 247,680,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 127,802,880 steps. That's about 56,801 miles!
Since this date, 17,832,960 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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