1972

Rulers:

• Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (1952-)

• Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (1969-1974)

Events:

• Kimbell Art Museum opened in Forth Worth, Texas.

Births:

• Affleck, Ben (1972)

Diaz, Cameron (1972)

• Eggert, Nicole (1972)

Gallienne, Guillaume (1972)

Law, Jude (1972)

• Paltrow, Gwyneth (1972)

Deaths:

• Carroll, Leo G. (1886-1972)

• Chevalier, Maurice (1888-1972)

• Landis, Jessie Royce (1896-1972)

• Sanders, George (1906-1972)

Tashlin, Frank (1913-1972)

• Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972)

Film:

• Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)

Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie (1972)

• Ludwig (1972)

• Man of La Mancha (1972)

• The Godfather (1972)