Friday 16 February 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 February 1973 ?
- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Cathy Freeman: Australian Aboriginal sprinter, a talented and determined woman from Palm Island in tropical Queensland, who specialised in the 400 metres event.
- Maureen Johnson: American author.
- Rebecca Lord: French-American porn actress and director.
- Cathy Freeman in Mackay: Australia; 100 metre/200 metre/400 metre (Olympics-silver-1992, 1996).
- James Young: Australian water polo player (Olympics-1996).
- WI vs. Australia at Kingston, 1st time since 1955 without Sobers
- The Court of Appeal of England and Wales rules that the ''Sunday Times'' can publish articles on Thalidomide and Distillers Company, despite ongoing legal actions by parents (the decision is overturned in July by the House of Lords).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
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