Monday 1 October 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rodney Kite-Powell and Rachid Chekhemani.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ca smo na ovom svitu....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1973 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Rodney Kite-Powell: Historian.
- Rachid Chekhemani: French runner.
- Devid Striesow: German actor.
- Rachid Chékhémani: French runner.
- Jana Henke: German swimmer.
- Joe Devlin: Actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 74.
- USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens
- Leo Durocher resigns as Houston Astros' manager.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
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