Tuesday 6 February 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arie Obdam and Fred Miller.
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 Space Race.
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Which were the important events of 6 February 1973 ?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Arie Obdam: Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam).
- Fred Miller: tackle (Saint Louis Rams).
- Jeff Davis: American actor and singer.
- Ian Scott: French pornographic actor and director.
- Ira S Bowen: US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar), dies at age 74.
- Shelter opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances
- 40,000 civil servants demonstrate against higher pension contribution
- 6th ABA All-Star Game: West 123 beats East 111 at Utah.
- Bernice Fekete skips her curling rink to second straight 8-ender, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
- Toronto: Construction on the CN Tower begins.
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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