Sunday 4 February 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Goorjian and Oscar De La Hoya in Los Angeles.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John.
In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet 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 Gotcha or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1973 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Michael Goorjian: Actor (Party Of Five).
- Oscar De La Hoya in Los Angeles: California, USA; boxer (Olympics-gold-1992).
- James Hird: Australian footballer and coach in the Australian Football League (AFL).
- Ed Bassmaster: YouTube Star.
- Oscar De La Hoya: Boxer.
- Manny Legace: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- No, No Nanette closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 861 performances
- Islanders and Sabres had a penalty free game
- Manfred Kokot runs world record 50 metre indoor (5.61 seconds).
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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