Saturday 18 August 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Pijper and Clarence Benford.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross.
In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Enter the Dragon, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1973 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Alex Pijper: Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen).
- Clarence Benford: NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks).
- Luke Fickell: Defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints).
- Victoria Coren: British writer, presenter and poker player.
- Paulo Schroeber: Brazilian guitarist (Almah and Astafix) (d. 2014).
- Carmen Serano: American actress
- Gene Krupa, drummer, plays for final time with Benny Goodman Quartet
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Charlie Daniels - Uneasy Rider
- Chicago - Feelin' Stronger Every Day
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