Saturday 1 December 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1973 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Steve Gibb: British-American noted family, first son of Linda and Barry Gibb.
- Mia Farrance in Melbourne: Victoria, Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Eric Thomas in Chartage: Texas; 400-metre hurdler.
- Jon Theodore: American drummer (One Day as a Lion The Mars Volta and Golden).
- David Ben-Gurion: Israeli politician, one of the founders of the country and the first Prime Minister in 1973.
- Jack Nicklaus becomes first golfer to earn $2 million in a year.
- Jan Ferraris wins LPGA-Japan Golf Classic.
- Stan Stasiak beats Pedro Morales in Philadelphia, to become WWF champion.
- Papua New Guinea gains self government from Australia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
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