1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter BA), the 1972nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 972nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1970s decade.
Real World Events
- Actor Ewen Bremner is born.
- Actor Andrew Bowen is born.
- Composer Brian Tyler is born.
- Actor Khary Payton is born.
- Actor Derek Mears is born.
- Actress Melanie Gutteridge is born.
- Actress Françoise Yip is born.
- Actor Idris Elba is born.
- Screenwriter Shane Salerno is born.
- Actress Reiko Aylesworth is born.