Monday 15 January 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Randy Srochenski and Daniel Nijhof.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon.
In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 A Touch of Grace.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Randy Srochenski: Canadian Football League linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders).
- Daniel Nijhof: Dutch soccer player (FC Twente).
- Aurélie Dupont: French ballet dancer, appointed an Étoile in the Paris Opera Ballet in 1998.
- Essam El-Hadary: Egyptian footballer.
- 4 Watergate burglars plead guilty in federal court
- Gene Shalit joins Today Show panel
- President Nixon suspends all US offensive action in North Vietnam
- US President Richard Nixon suspends all US offensive action in North Vietnam.
- Pope Paul VI has an audience with Israeli Golda Meir at Vatican.
- Four Watergate burglars plead guilty in federal court.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
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