Thursday 9 August 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1973 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- James McKeehan: Tight end (Tennessee Oilers).
- Jay Hagood: Tackle (NY Jets).
- Jimmy King: NBA guard (Toronto Raptors).
- Jochen Molling: Hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998).
- Larry Stallworth: WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs).
- Kevin McKidd: Scottish actor
- Filippo Inzaghi: Italian footballer and manager
- Gene Yang: American author and illustrator
- Henry McCullough and Denny Seiwell quit Wings
- USSR launches Mars 7.
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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