Tuesday 2 October 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1973 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Lene Nystrom: Pop Singer.
- DeShaun Holton: Rapper.
- Lene Nystr?m Rasted: Norwegian singer (Aqua).
- Frank Delay: French actor, formerly member of the boys band "To be Free", which became "2Be3" (1996) with Filip Nikolic and Adel Kachermi.
- Bret Hudson: NSW, Australia -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- Dalida Chammai: Miss Lebanon Universe (1997)
- Proof : American rapper and actor (D12) (d. 2006)
- Melissa Harris-Perry: American journalist author and educator
- Lene Nystrøm: Norwegian singer-songwriter and actress (Aqua)
- Efren Ramirez: American actor and producer
- Scott Schoeneweis: American baseball player
- Verka Serduchka: Ukrainian comedian and singer
- Maria Wetterstrand: Swedish politician
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
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