Wednesday 17 January 1973
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1973 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Cuauhtémoc Blanco: Mexican footballer and actor.
- Chris Bowen: Australian politician 37th Treasurer of Australia.
- Liz Ellis: Australian netball player and sportscaster.
- Aaron Ward: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- Amanda Elizabeth Spivey in Spartanburg: South Carolina, USA; Miss South Carolina-America (1995).
- Cuauhtemoc Blanco: Mexican footballer
- François Damiens: Belgian actor and humorist, widely known for his hoaxes on TV and websites, and his role in "La Famille Bélier" (2014), interpreting the role of a deaf-and-dumb family man.
- Fred Essler: Actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77.
- City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi, Vietnam.
- New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
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