Monday 5 February 1973
It was Monday, 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 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.
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1973 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Richard Matvichuk: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Trijntje Oosterhuis: Dutch singer-songwriter.
- Luke Ricketson: Australian rugby league player and sportscaster.
- Israel Raybon: defensive end (Carolina Panthers).
- Richard Matvichuk in Fort Saskatchewan: Alberta, Canada; NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars).
- Diego Serrano: Quito, Ecuador -- Actor (Tomas Rivera-Another World)
- Laura Espinoza-Watson: Torrance, California -- Female infielder (Silver Bullets)
- Comic strip Hagar The Horrible debuted
- Juan Corona sentenced to 25 consecutive life terms for 25 murders
- Funeral for Lieutenant Colonel William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam War.
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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
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- War - The World Is A Ghetto
- Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
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