Saturday 3 February 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kyle Richardson and Jim Campbell in Worcester.
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.
On TV people were watching Le jeune Fabre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Space Race.
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Which were the important events of 3 February 1973 ?
- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Kyle Richardson: WLAF punter (Rhein Fire).
- Jim Campbell in Worcester: Massachusetts, USA; NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
- Marc-André Cratère: French athlete, silver medalist at the Paralympic Games London 2012 (fencing).
- Ilana Sod: Mexican journalist and producer.
- Edward Lockspeiser: Composer, dies at 67.
- President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
- US President Richard Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man
- War - The World Is A Ghetto
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- Wings - Hi, Hi, Hi
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