Sunday 15 July 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Donald Willis and Brian Austin Green in North Hollywood.
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 Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1973 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Donald Willis: WLAF corner (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Brian Austin Green in North Hollywood: California, USA; actor (David - Beverly Hills 90210).
- Kris Holm: Canadian mountain unicycling pioneer.
- John Dolmayan: Lebanese-born American drummer (System of a Down).
- Brian Green: TV Actor.
- Buju Banton: Jamaican dancehall reggae artist
- Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
- Paul Getty III kidnapped
- Ray Davies, announces retirement from Kinks then attempts suicide
- Willie McCovey becomes 15th to hit 400 home runs.
- California Angels' Nolan Ryan second no-hitter, beats Detroit Tigers, 6-0.
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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