"THEE" HILLIARD HIGH SCHOOL
(NOT Hilliard Davidson!!!, NOT Hilliard Darby!!!, NOT Hilliard Bradley!!! NOT Hilliard, Florida!!!)
Class of 1972
Hilliard, Ohio

(Last Updated March 12, 2017)

EVENTS OF 1972...


- The Coca-Cola company "teaches the world to sing" in its popular television commercials.

- Nixon visits China.

- President Nixon Signed Act Barring Sex Discrimination in College Sports.

- Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama is shot.

- The Watergate scandal starts as five men are apprehended while attempting to bug the Democratic National Committee HQ.

- FBI director, J. Edgar Hoover dies.

- President Harry S. Truman dies.

- Richard M. Nixon is re-elected as US President.

- US launches Christmas bombing campaign against Hanoi, North Vietnam.

- Jack Nicklaus Won the Masters Golf Tournament.

- Super Bowl VI - Dallas Cowboys beat Miami Dolphins. Roger Staubach of Dallas named MVP.

- Winter Olympic Games held in Sapporo.

- Mark Donahue wins Indy 500 in Sunoco McLaren.

- Summer Olympic Games held in Munich.

- Mark Spitz becomes second to win five gold medals in one Olympics.

- Terrorist attack at Munich Olympics, 11 Israeli athletes killed.

- Pink Floyd released their "Dark Side of the Moon" album.

- Don McLean released his 8+ minute version of "American Pie".

- John Lennon released his megahit "Imagine".

- The Godfather was the most popular movie.

- America meets the The Waltons family on television.

- M*A*S*H television series premieres on CBS.

- HBO, the first pay cable network, is born.

- Atari introduces the arcade version of Pong, the first video game.

- Tomlinson writes first email program.

- 1st Scientific Hand-Held Calculator (HP-35) was introduced ($395).

- The compact disk is developed by RCA.

- First Flight of the Goodyear Blimp Took Place.


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