Saturday 6 October 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Badlands, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Ioan Gruffudd: Movie Actor.
- Jeff Davis: American comedian actor and singer.
- Sylvain Legwinski: French footballer and manager.
- Rebecca Lobo: Massachusetts, United States -- WNBA center (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist) / (NY Liberty).
- Yom Kippur War begins as Syria and Egypt attack Israel
- Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
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