Friday 2 March 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Elmore and Paul Popowich.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack.
In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits.
The Long Goodbye, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Upper Crusts.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1973 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- John Elmore: guard (Baltimore Ravens).
- Paul Popowich: actor (Tommy Tricker and Stamp Traveler).
- Valérie Donzelli: French actress.
- Dejan Bodiroga: Serbian basketball player.
- Trevor Sinclair: English footballer and manager.
- Cleo Noel: US ambassador to Sudan, assassinated.
- Black September terrorists occupy Saudi Embassy in Khartoum
- Cleo Noel, US ambassador to Sudan, is assassinated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
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