Tuesday 16 October 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maria Eugenia Larrain and Peter Polaco.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Angie by The Rolling Stones.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ca smo na ovom svitu....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1973 ?
- Maria Eugenia Larrain: Chilean model, engineer and socialite.
- Peter Polaco: American professional wrestler.
- Andrew Mudge: American filmmaker ;Andrew Mudge is the winner of the 2003 Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival.
- Justin Credible: American wrestler.
- María Larraín: Chilean model and actress.
- David Unsworth: English professional footballer
- Gene Krupa: American drummer composer and actor (d. 1973).
- Israeli tanks under General Sharon move through Suez Canal
- Kissinger and Le Duc Tho jointly awarded Nobel peace prize
- Maynard Jackson elected 1st black Mayor of Atlanta
- Monks Heng Yo and Heng Ju, start 1000 mile SF to Seattle pilgrimage
- US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
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