Friday 2 February 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John.
In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
The Harder They Come, directed by Perry Henzell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1973 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Radka Bobkova in Prague: Czechoslovakian Republic; tennis star (quarter Bournemouth).
- Dan Brandenburg: linebacker (Buffalo Bills).
- Sergio Gonzalez: rocker (Menudo-Cannonball).
- Tim Denton: NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons).
- Jose White WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings: Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Aleksander Tammert: Estonian discus thrower
- Marissa Jaret Winokur: American actress
- Andrei Luzgin: Estonian tennis player and coach
- Marissa Winokur: American actress and singer
- Patrick Jeffers: NFL wide reciever (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32)
- Midnight Special rock music show debuts on NBC-TV
- James R Schlesinger becomes director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (until July).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- War - The World Is A Ghetto
- Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man
- Wings - Hi, Hi, Hi
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