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March 7th, 1972.

March 7th, 1972, was a Tuesday. It was day 67 of 1972. The decade was the 1970s.

49 years, 1 months and 29 days have passed since March 7th, 1972.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 7th, 1972.

  • United States: Without You - Nilsson
  • United Kingdom: Son Of My Father - Chicory Tip

Take me back to March 7th, 1972!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 7th, 1972 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer.

In America, the song Without You by Nilsson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and Edward Heath is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s is still popular. Clothing items such as tie dye shirts, bell-bottoms, midi skirts, gauchos and Mexican blouses are being worn by women. Meanwhile, men are wearing dark satin shirts, ethnic-looking tunics, bell bottom jeans, tweed sports jackets and turtlenecks. It's 1972, so radio stations are playing songs from artists such as Don McLean, Harry Nilsson, Hot Butter, Neil Young, The Moody Blues, Roberta Flack, Bill Withers and Johnny Nash. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Brady Bunch", "McCloud", "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "All in the Family".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Bugs Bunny Show", "The Brady Bunch" and "Sesame Street". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Frisbee, Nerf Balls, Uno (card game) and Big Jim (action figure).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 7th, 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.

  • Roberta Flack - "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face".

    "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack would go on to win a Grammy for 1972's Song of the Year.

  • The Godfather.

    "The Godfather" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1972.

  • Who were the best football players in 1972?

    In 1972, the best soccer players were Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, Günter Netzer, Johan Cruyff, Piet Keizer, Kazimierz Deyna, Gordon Banks, Barry Hulshoff, Włodzimierz Lubański and Bobby Moore.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1972?

    The best NBA players in 1972 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek, Spencer Haywood, Jerry West and Walt Frazier.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 49 years, 1 months and 29 days have passed since March 7th, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1972.
  • Leap Year: 1972 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on March 7th, 1972, will be 49 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1972 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 68774400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 7th, 1972.

  • February 7th, 1972: Elton John releases the single "Tiny Dancer".
  • February 21st, 1972: U.S. President Richard Nixon visits China.
  • February 22nd, 1972: Seven civilians are killed when the Official IRA carries out a car bomb attack in Aldershot, England.
  • February 23rd, 1972: Elvis and Priscilla Presley are separated following revelations that Priscilla was having an affair.
  • February 26th, 1972: Buffalo Creek flood: 125 people die in West Virginia after a coal slurry dam bursts.
  • This date: March 7th, 1972
  • March 24th, 1972: The British government introduces "Direct Rule" in Northern Ireland.
  • March 26th, 1972: 19 climbers are killed in an avalanche on Mount Fuji in Japan.
  • March 30th, 1972: North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone of South Vietnam.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 7th, 1972, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 7th, 1972 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
  • Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.
  • McMillan & Wife - TV show about a San Francisco police commissioner and his wife Sally.
  • All in the Family - American sitcom about the life of a working-class father and his family.
  • The Odd Couple - Starring Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison.
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show - Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.
  • The Flip Wilson Show - Variety show hosted by Flip Wilson.
  • McCloud - A New Mexico deputy marshall gets assigned to Manhattan's 27th Precinct.
  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

Kid's TV shows on March 7th, 1972.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1972.

  • All in the Family
  • The Clangers
  • Sesame Street
  • The Brady Bunch
  • The Pink Panther Show
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • JOT the Dot
  • Underdog
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • My Three Sons
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie

Popular toys and games in 1972.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1972.

  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Uno (card game)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 7th of March.

  • March 7th, 1956: Bryan Cranston (Actor) turned 16 on this day in 1972.
  • March 7th, 1974: Jenna Fischer (Actress) was born exactly 2 years after this date.

US President.

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on March 7th, 1972.

UK Prime Minister.

Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 7th, 1972.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 7th, 1972 was most likely conceived around the 29th of May, 1971.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 7th, 1972 is close to the 15th of December, 1972.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 7th, 1972.

  • A total of 17,957 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,565 weeks have passed.
  • 1,551,481,200 seconds have passed since the March 7th, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,810,061,400 times.
  • Since March 7th, 1972, the earth has travelled approximately 800,564,299,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 258,580,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,427,383 steps. That's about 59,301 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,617,774 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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