1972 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1969 1970 197119721973 1974 1975

1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

Hit Songs

  • "People Need Love" – ABBA
  • "He Is Your Brother" – ABBA
  • "Starman" – David Bowie
  • "Take It Easy" – The Eagles
  • "Jealous Guy" – John Lennon
  • "All The Young Dudes" – Mott the Hoople
  • "You're So Vain" – Carly Simon
  • "Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard" – Paul Simon
  • "Mother and Child Reunion" – Paul Simon
  • "Duncan" – Paul Simon
  • "America" – Simon and Garfunkel
  • "You Wear It Well" – Rod Stewart
  • "Ben"- Michael Jackson
  • "Parle plus bas (Le Parrain)"- Dalida
  • "Les choses de l'amour"- Dalida
  • "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me" – Mac Davis
  • "For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her" – Simon and Garfunkel
  • "American Pie" – Don McLean
  • "Horse With No Name" – America
  • "Ventura Highway" – America
  • "Crocodile Rock" – Elton John
  • "Rocket Man" – Elton John
  • "Layla" – Derek & the Dominoes
  • "Rock & Roll Part 2" – Gary Glitter
  • "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" – Jim Croce
  • "The Candyman" – Sammy Davis Jr.
  • "Lean on Me" – Bill Withers
  • "Freddie's Dead (Theme From Superfly)" – Curtis Mayfield
  • "If You Don't Know Me By Now" – Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes
  • "I Gotcha" – Joe Tex
  • "Without You" – Harry Nilsson
  • "Let's Stay Together" – Al Green
  • "Brand New Key" – Melanie
  • "Signs" – The Drifters
  • "My Ding-A-Ling" – Chuck Berry
  • "Morning Has Broken" – Cat Stevens
  • "I Can See Clearly Now" – Johnny Nash
  • "The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" – Roberta Flack
  • "I'll Take You There" – The Staple Singers
  • "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" – Looking Glass
  • "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)" – Hollies
  • Papa Was a Rollin' Stone – The Temptations
  • "Heart of Gold" – Neil Young
  • "Alone Again (Naturally)" – Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • "Nights in White Satin" – The Moody Blues
  • "Back Stabbers" – The O'Jays
  • "I'm Stone in Love With You" – The Stylistics
  • "I Am Woman" – Helen Reddy
  • "I Gotcha" – Joe Tex
  • "Song Sung Blue" – Neil Diamond
  • "The Candy Man" – Sammy Davis Jr.
  • "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" – Robert John
  • "Rock and Roll" – Led Zeppelin
  • "Metal Guru" – T.Rex
  • "Two Divided By Love" – The Grass Roots
  • "Burning Love" – Elvis Presley
  • "Joy" – Apollo 100

New Books

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson

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