23rd of September, 1972

The 23rd of September, 1972, fell on a Saturday. Day 267 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.

47 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since the 23rd of September, 1972.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Karl Pilkington: Television personality.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of September, 1972:

  • United States: Black And White - Three Dog Night
  • United Kingdom: Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade

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 23rd of September, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 47 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since the 23rd of September, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 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 23rd of September, 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 86050800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 23rd of September, 1972:

  • 5th of September, 1972: The Munich massacre occurs when eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team are killed by a Palestinian group called Black September.
  • 14th of September, 1972: Serial killer Edmund Kemper murders 15-year-old dance student Aiko Koo.
  • 17th of September, 1972: The first episode of "M*A*S*H" is aired.
  • 24th of September, 1972: 12 children and 11 adults are killed at an airshow in Sacramento when an F-86 fighter crashes into an ice cream parlour.
  • 13th of October, 1972: Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes into the Andes mountain range. Survivors are forced to resort to cannibalism.
  • 13th of October, 1972: 174 people are killed when Aeroflot Flight 217 crashes close to Moscow.
  • 16th of October, 1972: A plane carrying U.S. Congressman Hale Boggs disappears in Alaska .

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 23rd of September, 1972, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of September, 1972 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Television Shows

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

  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • 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.

1972 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1972.

"The Adventures of Black Beauty" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "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:

  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • 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)
  • Army men
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of September:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 23rd of September, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 23rd of September, 1972 was probably conceived around the 15th of December, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of September, 1972 is the 3rd of July, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

23rd of September

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of September, 1972.

  • 17,420 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,505,088,000 seconds have passed since the 23rd of September, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,755,936,000 times.
  • Since the 23rd of September, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 776,625,408,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 250,848,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 129,437,568 steps. That's about 57,528 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,061,056 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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