November 1st, 1972

November 1st, 1972, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 306 of 1972. The decade was the 1970s.

47 years, 9 months and 2 days have passed since November 1st, 1972.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jenny McCarthy: Television host / Model.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 1st, 1972:

  • United States: My Ding-a-ling - Chuck Berry
  • United Kingdom: Mouldy Old Dough - Lt. Pigeon

Take Me Back!

The date is November 1st, 1972 and it's a Wednesday. Halloween has just come and passed. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song My Ding-a-ling by Chuck Berry is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mouldy Old Dough by Lt. Pigeon is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States.

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. Incumbent Republican president Richard Nixon and Democratic Party candidate George McGovern are facing off against each other in the run up to the 1972 US Presidential Election. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bonanza", "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "Maude" and "M*A*S*H".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Bugs Bunny Show", "JOT the Dot" and "The Adventures of Black Beauty". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Suzy Homemaker", "Weebles" and "Big Jim (action figure)".


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 November 1st, 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.

  • 1972 Presidential Election

    Richard Nixon and George McGovern are battling it out with one another in the lead-up to the 1972 US Presidential Election. Nixon eventually went on to win the election in a landslide victory.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 9 months and 2 days have passed since November 1st, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 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 November 1st, 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 89424000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 1st, 1972:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 1st, 1972, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 1st, 1972 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

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 1st of November:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of November:

  • All Saints' Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on November 1st, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 1st, 1972 was probably conceived around the 23rd of January, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 1st, 1972 is the 11th of August, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 1st, 1972.

  • 17,443 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,507,071,600 seconds have passed since the November 1st, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,758,250,200 times.
  • Since November 1st, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 777,648,945,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 251,178,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 129,608,158 steps. That's about 57,604 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,084,859 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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