Monday 6 August 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern.
In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
White Lightning, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1973 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Vera Farmiga: American actress.
- Mike Sheldon: WLAF Guard (Rhein Fire).
- Robert Lee: NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons).
- Monica Goodling: American George W. Bush Administration appointee.
- Max Kellerman: American sportscaster and radio host.
- Donna Lewis: Welsh singer-songwriter pianist and producer
- Iain Morris: English screenwriter and producer
- Stuart O'Grady: Australian cyclist
- Karenna Schiff: American lawyer journalist and author
- Karenna Gore Schiff: American author and political figure
- Roberto Clemente and Warren Spahn inducted into Hall of Fame
- Stevie Wonder involved in car crash, goes into a 4 day coma
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Charlie Daniels - Uneasy Rider
- Bobby 'Boris' Pickett - Monster Mash
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