Port Lincoln Times Flashback Friday: 1972 | GALLERY

Hope you all are going to have a good weekend, before getting started with your plans for Saturday and Sunday why not wind down with this week's Port Lincoln Times Flashback Friday gallery.

This week we are going back nearly 50 years to feature images from throughout November and December, 1972.

Can you recognise any family and friends featured in this week's gallery? What do you think of the fashions of the era?


Swimmer Shane Gould was announced as Australian of the Year after winning three gold medals at the 1972 Olympics at Munich, Germany. Australia won 17 medals total, eight of them gold.

December saw the 1972 Federal Election take place with Labor candidate Gough Whitlam elected over incumbent Prime Minister William McMahon.

Hit songs of 1972 included 'Puppy Love' by Donny Osmond, 'American Pie' by Don McLean and 'Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy' by Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs.

NOTE: This gallery may contain images of deceased Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander persons and may cause distress to those communities.

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