1972 – The No. 1 single in the United States today is Helen Reddy’son December 9th, 1972 at 5:14 pm
1972 – The No. 1 single in the United States today is Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman.” It’s the first Capitol release to reach the top spot since Bobbie Gentry’s “Ode to Billy Joe” in 1967. The No. 1 album is the Moody Blues’ with Seventh Sojourn. The Moody Blues celebrate their first chart-topper by taking a five-year hiatus from working together.