Monday 5 November 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kate Anderson and Rupert Grant.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Malicious, directed by Salvatore Samperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Terracotta Horse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1973 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Kate Anderson: Australian 1.5k / 3k / 5k runner (1996 Olympics).
- Rupert Grant: NFL fullback (NE Patriots).
- James Collins: American basketball player: guard, Clippers.
- Daniella Westbrook: TV Actress.
- Johnny Damon: American baseball player.
- Peter Emmerich: American illustrator and educator
- Malcolm Naden: Australian criminal
- Gráinne Seoige: Irish journalist
- Danniella Westbrook: English actress
- Alexei Yashin: Sverdlovsk, Russia -- NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
- BART starts SF-Daly City train shuttle service
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Garfunkel - All I Know
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
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