Monday 12 March 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack.
In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, 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..
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1973 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Louis Laros Dutch soccer player (Willem II: Vitesse).
- Antonio Banks: cornerback (Minnesota Vikings).
- Keif Bryant: NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks).
- Gabriel Mendez: Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics - 1996).
- March 12 - Last episode of original quotLaugh-Inquot airs on NBC. The show would continue with re-runs until May 14, 1973.
- Elizabeth II opens the modern London Bridge.
- Many of the few remaining United States soldiers begin to leave Vietnam. One reunion of a former POW with his family is immortalized in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph ''Burst of Joy''.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
- Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Dr. Hook - The Cover Of Rolling Stone
- Anne Murray - Danny's Song
- Jermaine Jackson - Daddy's Home
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