Thursday 18 October 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Stephen Allan: Australian golfer.
- Michalis Kapsis: Greek footballer.
- Rachel Nichols: American journalist and sportscaster.
- Brian Scolaro: American comedian actor and producer.
- Sarah Winckless: English rower.
- James Foley: James "Jim" Foley was an American journalist and video reporter. Initially a freelance war correspondent of the Syrian Civil War, then abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria, when in August 2014, he was the first American citizen victim of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL / ISIS / Islamic State / IS) as a response to American airstrikes in Iraq.
- Demetrious Maxie: CFL defensive end (Toronto Argonauts)
- John Baldwin Jr: Dallas, Texas -- Figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr Champ)
- Crane Wilbur: Director / writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo), dies at 86.
- Frank Knight: TV announcer (Chronoscope), dies at 79.
- Walt Kelly: American illustrator and animator (d. 1973).
- Margaret Caroline Anderson: American magazine publisher (Born 1886).
- Leo Strauss: German-American political scientist philosopher and academic (d. 1973).
- Raisin opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 847 performances
- Congress authorizes bi-centennial quarter, half-dollar and dollar coin
- Judd Woldon and Robert Brittens musical Raisin, premieres in New York City
- Nobel prize for economy awarded to Wassily Leontief
- US President Richard Nixon signs the Bicentennial Coinage Act into law, providing for commemorative quarter dollar, half dollar, and dollar coins. The coins can be issued between July 4, 1775 and January 1, 1977, bearing the dual date "1776-1976".
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
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