Saturday 13 October 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart 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 13 October 1973 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Brian Dawkins: Safety (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Peter Dumbreck: Scottish race car driver.
- Matt Hughes: American wrestler and mixed martial artist.
- Nanako Matsushima: Japanese actress.
- Albert Mandler: Israeli colonel, (Born1929).
- Jordan enters Yom Kippur war
- Teri Garr appears on Bob Newhart Show in Emily in for Carol
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
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