Wednesday 12 September 1973
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Darren Campbell and Ki-Jana Carter.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy.
In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Evil Touch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 September 1973 ?
- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Darren Campbell: British athlete.
- Ki-Jana Carter: American football player.
- Stéphane Porato: French football/soccer player, a goalkeeper who played at senior level from 1992 to 2009 and on the French national team in 1999.
- Paul Walker: American actor.
- Said al-Shihri: Saudi Arabian terrorist (d. 2013).
- Martin Lapointe: Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 2 bettors win largest US Daily Double ($19,909.60 in Detroit)
- Two bettors win the largest US Daily Double (US$19,909.60 in Detroit, Michigan).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Dawn - Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- War - Gypsy Man
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Al Green - Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
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