The 16th of June, 1972, fell on a Friday. Day 168 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.
47 years, 7 months and 9 days have passed since the 16th of June, 1972.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of June, 1972:
108 people are killed in France when two passenger trains collide with the debris of a collapsed tunnel.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th 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 16th 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.
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.
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."
"The Godfather" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1972.
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 16th of June:
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 16th of June, 1972.
17,388 days have passed since this date.
1,502,326,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of June, 1972.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,752,714,600 times.
Since the 16th of June, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 775,200,628,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 250,387,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 129,200,105 steps. That's about 57,422 miles!
Since this date, 18,027,922 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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