Thursday 12 July 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston.
In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits.
40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1973 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Magoo: American rapper.
- Robert Tripe: New Zealand actor (d. 2014).
- Christian Vieri: Italian footballer.
- Lon Chaney: Jr.
- A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.
- 1973 National Archives Fire: A major fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time
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