12th of June, 1972

The 12th of June, 1972, fell on a Monday. Day 164 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.

47 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since the 12th of June, 1972.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of June, 1972:

  • United States: Candy Man - Sammy Davis jr.
  • United Kingdom: Metal Guru - T. Rex

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 12th of June, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since the 12th of June, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 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 the 12th of June, 1972, will be 47 years of age.
  • People born in 1972 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 77151600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of June, 1972:

  • 13th of May, 1972: 115 people are killed in Osaka, Japan, when a fire breaks out at a nightclub.
  • 15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
  • 31st of May, 1972: Football: Ajax win the European Cup after two goals from Cruyff helps them to defeat Internazionale 2-0.
  • 9th of June, 1972: The Black Hills flood: 238 people are killed by floods in South Dakota.
  • 16th of June, 1972: 108 people are killed in France when two passenger trains collide with the debris of a collapsed tunnel.
  • 17th of June, 1972: Watergate scandal: Five White House operatives are arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee.
  • 18th of June, 1972: 118 people are killed when British European Airways Flight 548 crashes soon after take-off.
  • 6th of July, 1972: American actor Brandon deWilde is killed in a car collision.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of June, 1972, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of June, 1972 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

1972 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


1972 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1972:

  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • 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
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 12th of June, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of June, 1972 was probably conceived around the 3rd of September, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of June, 1972 is the 22nd of March, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

12th of June

Events that have occurred on the 12th of June:

  • 12th of June, 1967: The U.S. Supreme Court declares all state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional
  • 12th of June, 1991: Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia.
  • 12th of June, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win their first NBA Championship.
  • 12th of June, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win the 1991 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • 12th of June, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are both murdered. O.J. Simpson is eventually charged with the crime
  • 12th of June, 2016: An Islamic terrorist called Omar Mateen opens fire and kills 49 people in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
  • 12th of June, 1963: American civil rights activist Medgar Evers is shot dead outside of his house in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • 12th of June, 1984: The Boston Celtics win the 1984 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-3.
  • 12th of June, 1987: The film Predator (1987) is released in movie theaters.
  • 12th of June, 2001: The song "Family Affair" is released by Mary J. Blige.
  • 12th of June, 2002: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2002 NBA Finals after they defeat the New Jersey Nets 4-0.
  • 12th of June, 2004: The 2004 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Portugal.
  • 12th of June, 2008: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is released on the PlayStation.
  • 12th of June, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • 12th of June, 2014: The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.
  • 12th of June, 2014: Football: Cesc Fabregas signs for Chelsea.
  • 12th of June, 2015: The release date of the movie Jurassic World.
  • 12th of June, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of June, 1972.

  • 17,522 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,513,900,800 seconds have passed since the 12th of June, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,766,217,600 times.
  • Since the 12th of June, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 781,172,812,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 252,316,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,195,469 steps. That's about 57,865 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,166,810 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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