Monday 8 January 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1973 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Jeremy Spencer: Drummer.
- Mike Cameron: American baseball player.
- Henning Solberg: Norwegian race car driver.
- Jason Stevens: Australian rugby league player and sportscaster.
- Tricks opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 8 performances
- USSR launches Luna 21 for Moon landing
- Secret peace talks between US and North Vietnam resume near Paris, France.
- Watergate scandal: The trial of seven men accused of illegal entry into Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate begins.
- Soviet space mission Luna 21 is launched.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- The Four Tops - Keeper Of The Castle
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love
- Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
- The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
- Alvin Stardust - My Coo-Ca-Choo
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
- David Bowie - The Jean Genie
- T Rex - Solid Gold Easy Action
- The Osmonds - Crazy Horses
- Wings - Hi Hi Hi / C Moon
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