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Number of Records Matching Query: 67
 
NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1972
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 2 January 1972
Description: UK number one single for Jimmy Osmond.
Summary: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool" A UK number one for five weeks in December 1972, it was the Christmas number one that year, eventually selling 1,000,000 copies.

PAUL MCCARTNEY
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 February 1972
Description: First performance since leaving the Beatles
Summary: Paul McCartney's first performance since leaving the Beatles was anounced at "NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY" in 1972 where he performed with "WINGS".

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 February 1972
Description: The song went on to claim the number-one position on the Billboard Year-End chart as an R&B song for 1972.
Summary: "Let's Stay Together" is a song by Al Green on his 1972 album of the same name. Released as a single in 1971, the song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was ranked the 60th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

RORY STORM
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 September 1972
Description: His death, ruled accidental, although it could not be proven that his mother had committed suicide after finding Storm's body.
Summary: Rory Storm (21 September 1939 28 September 1972) was an English singer and musician. Born Alan Caldwell in Liverpool, Storm was the singer and leader of Rory Storm and The Hurricanes. In 1972, Storm and his mother were both found dead, at Stormsville.

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 October 1972
Description: The Country Music Association moves from NBC to CBS
Summary: The Country Music Association moves from NBC to CBS, where it remained until 2006 when the awards show moved to ABC. Loretta Lynn becomes the first woman to win the CMA's Entertainer of the Year award

HAIR (MUSICAL)
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 July 1972
Description: Hair closes on Broadway in 1972 after 1729 performances
Summary: Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. 1972 AFTER 1729 PERFORMANCES. THE MUSICAL CLOSES ON BROADWAY.

ALLEN KLEIN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 March 1972
Description: He makes a payment to UNICEF from proceeds of George Harrisans Album
Summary: An American businessman, talent agent and record label executive. His clients included The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. He makes a payment to UNICEF from proceeds of George Harrisans Album "THE CONCERT FOR BANGLA DESH" for the sum of $1,200,000. 1972.

NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1972
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 March 1972
Summary: NEIL YOUNG "HARVEST"

JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 August 1972
Summary: PERFORM TWO CONCERTS. 1972. MADISON SQUARE GARDENS

MAKING NO 1 IN THE USA IN 1972
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 November 1972
Summary: I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW_ JOHNNY NASH

OPRYLAND OPENS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 June 1972
Description: The Opryland USA country music theme park opens in Nashville.
Summary: The Opryland USA country music theme park opens in Nashville.Opryland USA (later called Opryland Themepark and colloquially referred to simply as Opryland) was an amusement park located in suburban Nashville, Tennessee. Location, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1972
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1972
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1972
Summary: 1972-73 1 All in the Family CBS 2 Sanford and Son NBC 3 Hawaii Five-0 CBS 4 Maude CBS 5 Briget Loves Bernie (tie) CBS 5 The NBC Sunday Mystery Movie (tie) NBC 7 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (tie) CBS 7 Gunsmoke (tie) CBS 9 The Wonderful World of Disney NBC 10 Ironside NBC 11 Adam-12 NBC 12 The Flip Wilson Show NBC 13 Marcus Welby, M.D. ABC 14 Cannon CBS 15 Here's Lucy CBS 16 The Bob Newhart Show CBS 17 ABC Tuesday Movie of the Week ABC 18 NFL Monday Night Football ABC 19 The Partridge Family (tie) ABC 19 The Waltons (tie) CBS

DEAN TURNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 January 1972
Description: Bassist, Australia

BEN AFFLECK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 August 1972
Description: Actor, USA

ROBIN TUNNEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 June 1972
Description: Actress, USA

LHASA DE SELA
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 27 September 1972
Description: Vocalist , USA

BETH HART
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 January 1972
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

JILL SCOTT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 April 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA

GWYNETH PALTROW
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 September 1972
Description: Actress, USA

PUFF JOHNSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 December 1972
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

BECCY COLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 27 October 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitrist, Australia

JAMES BONAMY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 April 1972
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 21 May 1972
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, vocalist, record producer, USA

MARK MORRISON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 May 1972
Description: Vocalist, UK

MIKE GOLDMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 November 1972
Description: DJ, Radio host, Television, Australia

CAMERON DIAZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 30 August 1972
Description: Actress, USA

TONI COLLETTE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 November 1972
Description: Vocalist, ActressComposer, Australia

CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 May 1972
Description: Bassist, USA

CAT POWER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 21 January 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

GERI HALLIWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 6 August 1972
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK

CHRIS TOMLIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 4 May 1972
Description: Singer, songwriter, worship leader, USA

CARMEN ELECTRA
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 April 1972
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA

PAUL GRAY - BASS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 April 1972
Description: Bassist, US

DARREN HAYES
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 8 May 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia

ANDY WHITFIELD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 7 July 1972
Description: Actor, Australia

ANGIE HART
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 March 1972
Description: Vocalist, Australia

JENNY BERGGREN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 19 May 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Sweden

EMILY ROBISON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 August 1972
Description: Songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist,

ROB THOMAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 14 February 1972
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

SELMA BLAIR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 June 1972
Description: Actress, USA

BORAT SAGDIYEV
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 27 February 1972
Description: Journalist/broadcaster, singer, actor

BILLY MURCIA
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 6 November 1972
Description: Drummer

GENE AUSTIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 24 January 1972
Description: Violinist, USA

HARRY RICHMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 3 November 1972
Description: Singer, actor, dancer, comedian, pianist, songwriter, bandleader, USA

MAHALIA JACKSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 January 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA

KENNY DORHAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 December 1972
Description: Trumpeter, Bandleader, Composer

WILLIAM BOYD
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 September 1972
Description: Actor, USA

DAVID SAVILLE - ROSS BAGDASARIAN, SR.
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 January 1972
Description: Voca, Actor, Record Producer.USA

JIMMY RUSHING
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 June 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA

DANNY WHITTEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 November 1972
Description: Guitarist

THE REVEREND GARY DAVIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 5 May 1972
Description: Guitarist, USA

LINDA JONES
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 14 March 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA

BEN WEBSTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 September 1972
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA

BOBBY REMIREZ
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 24 July 1972
Description: Drummer

JOHN RYANES
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 May 1972
Description: Singer, usa

RORY STORM
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 September 1972
Description: Vocalist, UK

FRED MCDOWELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 3 July 1972
Description: Guitarist, USA

CLYDE MCPHATTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 13 June 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

MAURICE CHEVALIER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1972
Description: Actor, Vocalist, France

LES HARVEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 May 1972
Description: Guitarist

BERRY OAKLEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 November 1972
Description: Bassist, USA

BILL JOHNSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 December 1972
Description: Bassist, Banjoist, Guitarist, USA

LEE MORGAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 February 1972
Description: Trumpeter, USA

VAL PARNELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 22 September 1972
Description: Producer and Theatrical Impresario, UK

ELTON BRITT
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 23 June 1972
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

PETE WATSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 30 April 1972
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Australia

DAN BLOCKER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 May 1972
Description: Actor, USA

 
 
 
 
 
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