Thursday 17 May 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jay Riemersma and Josh Homme.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Catch Kandy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1973 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Jay Riemersma: tight end (Buffalo Bills).
- Josh Homme: American musician and songwriter (Queens of the Stone Age).
- Deitrick Haddon: Gospel Singer.
- Sasha Alexander: American television actress.
- Steve Barakatt: Canadian singer-songwriter pianist and producer.
- Alexander J Kropholler: Dutch architect/writer, dies at age 91.
- Nash at Nine opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 21 performances
- Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings
- Stevie Wonder releases You are the Sunshine of my Love
- Joe Ferguson hits the 6,000th Brooklyn Dodgers' homerun.
- US Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings.
- US performs three nuclear tests at Rifle, Colorado.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Edgar Winter - Frankenstein
- Elton John - Daniel
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- Dobie Gray - Drift Away
- Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
- Sylvia - Pillow Talk
- Skylark - Wildflower
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