Thursday 15 February 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Van and Katerina Neumannova.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John.
In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits.
Walking Tall, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching HBO Boxing.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 February 1973 ?
- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Amy Van: Dyken; 50 metre/100 metre freestyle/100 metre butterfly swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1996).
- Katerina Neumannova: Czech cross country skier.
- Amy VanDyken: American swimmer, Gold Medals in Atlanta.
- Alex Borstein: TV Actress.
- Kateřina Neumannová: Czech skier.
- USSR launches Prognoz 3 to study sun (589 / 200,300 km)
- Friendsville Academy (Tennessee) ends 138-game basketball losing streak.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
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