Friday 14 December 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eelco Wassenaar and Amanda Byram.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Sleeper, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1973 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Eelco Wassenaar: in Netherlands; US field hockey midfielder (Olympics-1996).
- Amanda Byram: Irish television presenter.
- Thuy Trang: American actress (d. 2001).
- Falk Balzer: German hurdler.
- Pat Burke: Irish basketball player.
- Boris Henry: German javelin thrower
- Tomasz Radzinski: Polish-Canadian footballer
- Saulius Štombergas: Lithuanian basketball player and coach
- Yitzhak Edel: Composer, dies at 77.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me
- Helen Reddy - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
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