What was the biggest selling single of 1972?

The Pipes & Drums & the Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards had the best-selling single of the year with “Amazing Grace“. The song spent nine weeks in the top 10 (including five weeks at number one), sold over 890,000 copies and was certified by the BPI.

What was the number one song in July 1972?

List of Cash Box Top 100 number-one singles of 1972
Issue DateSongArtist
June 24“Nice to Be with You”Gallery
July 1“Song Sung Blue”Neil Diamond
July 8“Outa-Space”Billy Preston
July 15“Lean on Me”Bill Withers

What was the number one song in 1972 December?

On December 9, 1972, “I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

What was number one in the charts in March 1972?

UK Number Ones in 1972
ArtistSong TitleDate
T.RexMetal Guru16-05-1972
The Pipes and Drums and Military Band of The Royal Scots…Amazing Grace11-04-1972
NilssonWithout You07-03-1972
Chicory TipSon Of My Father15-02-1972

What was happening in 1972?

January. January 2 – Pierre Hotel Robbery: Six men rob the safety deposit boxes of The Pierre Hotel in New York City of at least $4 million. January 5 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the development of a space shuttle program. January 16 – Super Bowl VI: The Dallas Cowboys defeat the Miami Dolphins 24–3.