Saturday 17 March 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack.
In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, 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 17 March 1973 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Amelia Weatherly: Actress (Stephanie Brewster-Loving / The City).
- Caroline Corr: Irish singer and drummer (The Corrs).
- Amelia Heinle: American actress.
- Vance Wilson: American baseball player and manager.
- Jerome Woods: safety (Kansas City Chiefs).
- Rico Blanco: Filipino singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
- Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker: Dutch actress (2 Orphans), dies at 81.
- St. Patrick Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday
- Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge.
- The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph Burst of Joy is taken, depicting a former prisoner of war being reunited with his family.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
- Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Dr. Hook - The Cover Of Rolling Stone
- Anne Murray - Danny's Song
- Jermaine Jackson - Daddy's Home
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