Friday 10 August 1973
It was Friday, 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.
Enter the Dragon, directed by Robert Clouse, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1973 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Jessica Grieco: Englewood, New Jersey -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Keisha Delancy: Miss Turks and Caicos islands Universe (1997).
- Mark Doubleday: Australian baseball infielder (1996 Olympics).
- Sherriden May: NFL fullback (NY Jets).
- Lisa Raymond: Norristown, Pennsylvania -- Tennis star (1995 Indian Wells doubles).
- Javier Zanetti: Argentinian footballer
- Douglas Kennedy: Actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57.
- 1st BART train travels thru transbay tube to Montgomery St. Station
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Charlie Daniels - Uneasy Rider
- Bobby 'Boris' Pickett - Monster Mash
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?