Friday 5 January 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Phil Joel and David Douche.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon.
Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 Peter ist der Boß.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1973 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Phil Joel: New Zealand bassist (Newsboys).
- David Douche: French actor, known for playing Freddy in "La vie de Jésus" (English: The Life of Jesus), the 1997 debut feature film by director Bruno Dumont.
- Cornelis van Dis: Dutch Member of Parliament (SGP), dies at age 79.
- Netherlands recognizes German Democratic Republic.
- Mali and Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
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