Tuesday 7 August 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bo Hanson and Kimmo Rinatnen.
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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1973 ?
- Bo Hanson: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Kimmo Rinatnen: Hockey forward (Team Finland Olympics - Bronze - 1998).
- Cliò : Italian singer whose career began in 1991 when her song "Non siamo angeli" (We're No Angels) reached the final of the Festival of Castrocaro.
- Mikhail Gorsheniov: Russian singer-songwriter (Korol i Shut) (d. 2013).
- Danny Graves: Vietnamese-American baseball player.
- Zane Lowe: New Zealander DJ/ Radio and Television presenter
- Kevin Muscat: Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics - 1996)
- Jack Gregory: Former Australian cricketer (Born 1895).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Charlie Daniels - Uneasy Rider
- Bobby 'Boris' Pickett - Monster Mash
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