Sunday 11 February 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Tumulty and Varg Vikernes.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John.
In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits.
The Harder They Come, directed by Perry Henzell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Little Princess.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1973 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Tom Tumulty: linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals).
- Varg Vikernes: Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist.
- Shawn Hernandez: Wrestler.
- Hernandez : American wrestler and promoter.
- Jeon Do-yeon: South Korean actress.
- Ethan Iverson: American pianist and composer (The Bad Plus)
- 1st one-day international for Pakistan and New Zealand
- 1st sub 17-min 1,500m female free style swim (Shane Gould 16m56.9s)
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic.
- Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row.
- Vietnam War: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam takes place.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- War - The World Is A Ghetto
- Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
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