Saturday 14 July 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Candela Pena and Tani Fuga.
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.
On TV people were watching Match Game 73.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1973 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Candela Pena: Spanish actress.
- Tani Fuga: Samoan rugby player.
- Paul Methric: American rapper and producer (Twiztid Dark Lotus and Psychopathic Rydas).
- Halil Mutlu: Bulgarian-Turkish weightlifter.
- Candela Peña: Spanish actress.
- Adam Quinn: American bagpipes player and composer (Lucid Druid)
- Clarence White: American photographer and educator (d. 1925).
- 102nd British Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf shoots a 276 at Royal Troon
- Phil Everly storms off stage declaring an end to the Everly Brothers.
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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