Sunday 6 May 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1973 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Wendy Ward in San Antonio: Texas, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Classic-15th).
- Joe Spiteri: Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics - 1996).
- Ernest MacMillan: Canadian orchestra conductor and composer (Born 1893).
- 1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- War - The Cisco Kid
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- Vicki Lawrence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
- Dobie Gray - Drift Away
- Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
- Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never
- Carpenters - Sing
- Edgar Winter - Frankenstein
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