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Number of Records Matching Query: 111
 
MAURICE CHEVALIERDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting, Musician
Event Date: 1st January 1972
Description: Actor, Vocalist, France
 

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st 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 TURNERBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 6th January 1972
Description: Bassist, Australia
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 15th January 1972
 
Summary: DON McLEAN. "AMERICAN PIE" 
 

DAVID SAVILLEDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician, Actor
Event Date: 16th January 1972
Description: Voca, Actor, Record Producer.USA
 

CAT POWERBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 21st January 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

BIG MAYBELLE SMITHEVENT
 
Event Date: 23rd January 1972
 
Summary: DIES IN 1972 OF HEROIN, AGED 48 A FIFTIES R& B VOCALIST 
 

BETH HARTBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 24th January 1972
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 

GENE AUSTINDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 24th January 1972
Description: Violinist, USA
 

MAHALIA JACKSONDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th January 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

DAVID SEVILLEEVENT
 
Event Date: 5th February 1972
 
Summary: CREATOR OF "THE CHIPMUNKS" DIES IN 1972 HIS OWN VOICE WAS SPED UP TO CREATE THE CHIPMUNKS SOUND 
 

PAUL MCCARTNEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 9th February 1972
Description: First performance since leaving the Beatles
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 12th 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. 
 

GREASEEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th February 1972
 
Summary: THE STAGE SHOW OPENS IN NEW YORK. 1972 
 

ROB THOMASBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th February 1972
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

LEE MORGANEVENT
 
Event Date: 19th February 1972
 

LEE MORGANDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 19th February 1972
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 19th February 1972
 
Summary: AMERICA. "A HORSE WITH NO NAME" 
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 19th February 1972
 
Summary: HARRY NILSSON. "WITHOUT YOU" 
 

BORAT SAGDIYEVBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 27th February 1972
Description: Journalist/broadcaster, singer, actor
 

ANGIE HARTBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th March 1972
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

ALLEN KLEINEVENT
 
Event Date: 9th March 1972
Description: He makes a payment to UNICEF from proceeds of George Harrisans Album
 

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

LINDA JONESEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th March 1972
 

LINDA JONESDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th March 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 18th March 1972
 
Summary: PAUL SIMON. "PAUL SIMON" 
 

JILL SCOTTBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th April 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

PAUL GRAY - BASSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th April 1972
Description: Bassist, US
 

ELO - 1972 PLAY THEIR FIRSTEVENT
 
Event Date: 16th April 1972
 
Summary: LIVE PERFORMANCE CROYDON,UK. AT THE GREYHOUND 
 

CARMEN ELECTRABORN
 
Sub Title: Musician, Acting
Event Date: 20th April 1972
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA
 

JAMES BONAMYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th April 1972
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

PHIL KING - 1972 SHOT DEAD DURING FIGHTEVENT
 
Event Date: 27th April 1972
 
Summary: NEW YORK.MEMBER OF "BLUE OYSTER CULT" 
 

PETE WATSONDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 30th April 1972
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Australia
 

CHRISTIAN MCBRIDEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 1st May 1972
Description: Bassist, USA
 

J EDGAR HOOVEREVENT
 
Event Date: 1st May 1972
 
Summary: DIES 1972 
 

LES HARVEYDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd May 1972
Description: Guitarist
 

MARK MORRISONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd May 1972
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

CHRIS TOMLINBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th May 1972
Description: Singer, songwriter, worship leader, USA
 

THE REVEREND GARY DAVISDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 5th May 1972
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 6th May 1972
 
Summary: TYRANNOSAURUS REX "PROPHETS, SEERS AND SAGES" 
 

DARREN HAYESBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th May 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 

DAN BLOCKERDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 13th May 1972
Description: Actor, USA
 

JENNY BERGGRENBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 19th May 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Sweden
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 20th May 1972
 
Summary: T. REX. "METAL GURU" 
 

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

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 27th May 1972
 
Summary: CHI- LITES "OH GIRL" 
 

JOHN RYANESDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 30th May 1972
Description: Singer, usa
 

DION AND THE BELMONTSEVENT
 
Event Date: 2nd June 1972
 

OPRYLAND OPENSEVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd 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 
 

JIMMY RUSHINGEVENT
 
Event Date: 8th June 1972
 

JIMMY RUSHINGDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th June 1972
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUSTEVENT
 
Event Date: 9th June 1972
 
Summary: ALBUM BY DAVID BOWIE. 1972. UK. 
 

CLYDE MCPHATTEREVENT
 
Event Date: 13th June 1972
 

CLYDE MCPHATTERDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 13th June 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

ROBIN TUNNEYBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 19th June 1972
Description: Actress, USA
 

ELTON BRITTDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 23rd June 1972
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

SELMA BLAIRBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 23rd June 1972
Description: Actress, USA
 

SMOKEY ROBISON AND THE MIRACLESEVENT
 
Event Date: 23rd June 1972
 
Summary: IN 1972 PLAY FINAL CONCERT, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN. 
 

HAIR (MUSICAL)EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st 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. 
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st July 1972
 
Summary: SLADE. "TAKE ME BACK 'OME" 
 

FRED MCDOWELLDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd July 1972
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

MISSISSIPPI FRED MCDOWELLEVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd July 1972
 
Summary: THE TWO TIMES NOMINATED GRAMMY AWARD BLUES SINGER DIES OF CANCER 1972 WRITER OF "YOU GOTTA MOVE" 
 

ANDY WHITFIELDBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 7th July 1972
Description: Actor, Australia
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 8th July 1972
 
Summary: BILLY WHITHERS "LEAN ON ME" 
 

VAN MORRISONEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th July 1972
 

BOBBY REMIREZDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 24th July 1972
Description: Drummer
 

CHUCK BERRYEVENT
 
Event Date: 29th July 1972
 

BRIAN COLEEVENT
 
Event Date: 2nd August 1972
 
Summary: MEMBER OF "THE ASSOCIATION "DIES IN 1972 DRUG OVERDOSE. LOS ANGELES 
 

GERI HALLIWELLBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 6th August 1972
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 12th August 1972
 
Summary: ALICE COOPER. "SCHOOLS OUT" 
 

JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONOEVENT
 
Event Date: 13th August 1972
 
Summary: PERFORM TWO CONCERTS. 1972. MADISON SQUARE GARDENS 
 

BEN AFFLECKBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 15th August 1972
Description: Actor, USA
 

EMILY ROBISONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 16th August 1972
Description: Songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist,
 

CAMERON DIAZBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 30th August 1972
Description: Actress, USA
 

JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONOEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th August 1972
 
Summary: PLAY MADISON SQUARE GARDENS. 1972 
 

NO 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 2nd September 1972
 
Summary: YOU WEAR IT WELL BY ROD STEWART 
 

MOTT THE HOOPLEEVENT
 
Event Date: 8th September 1972
 

NO 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 9th September 1972
 
Summary: MAMA WEER ALL CRAZY NOW BY SLADE 
 

WILLIAM BOYDDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 12th September 1972
Description: Actor, USA
 

JOHN LENNONEVENT
 
Event Date: 16th September 1972
 

NO 1 UK ALBUM 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 16th September 1972
 
Summary: NEVER A DULL MOMENT BY ROD STEWART 
 

BEN WEBSTERDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th September 1972
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 

VAL PARNELLDIED
 
Sub Title: Impresario.
Event Date: 22nd September 1972
Description: Producer and Theatrical Impresario, UK
 

LHASA DE SELABORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th September 1972
Description: Vocalist , USA
 

GWYNETH PALTROWBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting, Musician
Event Date: 28th September 1972
Description: Actress, USA
 

RORY STORMDIED
 
Event Date: 28th September 1972
Description: His death, ruled accidental, although it could not be proven that his mother had committed suicide after finding Storm's body.
 

RORY STORMDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 28th September 1972
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

IN 1972 MOST PERFORMERS PREFERREDEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th September 1972
 
Summary: TO USE STUDIOS OF THEIR OWN CHOICE FORCING “COLUMBIA STUDIOS TO CLOSE DOWN FOUR STUDIOS. 
 

NO 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st October 1972
 
Summary: HOW CAN I BE SURE BY DAVID CASSIDY 
 

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATIONEVENT
 
Event Date: 1st 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 
 

JOE COCKEREVENT
 
Event Date: 14th October 1972
 

BECCY COLEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th October 1972
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitrist, Australia
 

TONI COLLETTEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 1st November 1972
Description: Vocalist, ActressComposer, Australia
 

HARRY RICHMANDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd November 1972
Description: Singer, actor, dancer, comedian, pianist, songwriter, bandleader, USA
 

JAMES TAYLOREVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd November 1972
 

MAKING NO 1 IN THE USAEVENT
 
Event Date: 4th November 1972
 
Summary: “I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW_ JOHNNY NASH 
 

BILLY MURCIADIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 6th November 1972
Description: Drummer
 

MIKE GOLDMANBORN
 
Sub Title: Entertainer
Event Date: 7th November 1972
Description: DJ, Radio host, Television, Australia
 

BERRY OAKLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 11th November 1972
 

BERRY OAKLEYDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 11th November 1972
Description: Bassist, USA
 

DANNY WHITTENEVENT
 
Event Date: 18th November 1972
 

DANNY WHITTENDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 18th November 1972
Description: Guitarist
 

WINGSEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th November 1972
 
Summary: HI HI HI, BANNED FROM THE BBC. 1972 
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 2nd December 1972
 
Summary: THE TEMPTATIONS. "PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE" 
 

BILL JOHNSONDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd December 1972
Description: Bassist, Banjoist, Guitarist, USA
 

KENNY DORHANDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 5th December 1972
Description: Trumpeter, Bandleader, Composer
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 9th December 1972
 
Summary: HELEN REDDY. "I AM WOMAN". 
 

PUFF JOHNSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 10th December 1972
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 16th December 1972
 
Summary: BILLY PAUL. "ME AND MRS JONES". 
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1972EVENT
 
Event Date: 17th December 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. 
 

JUDE LAWBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 29th December 1972
Description: Actor, UK
 

 
 
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