May 31st, 1972, was a Wednesday. It was day 152 of 1972. The decade was the 1970s.
48 years, 11 months and 9 days have passed since May 31st, 1972.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.
What happened on May 31st, 1972?
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 31st, 1972.
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The Billboard Charts in 1972 were dominated by Don McLean, Roberta Flack, Gilbert O'Sullivan, America, Joe Tex, Looking Glass and Al Green.
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."
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.
"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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.
The best NBA players in 1972 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek, Spencer Haywood, Jerry West and Walt Frazier.
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Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on May 31st, 1972.
Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 31st, 1972.
Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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