Saturday 19 May 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andreas Johansson in Hofors and Hugues Obry.
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 Lunar Lander or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1973 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Andreas Johansson in Hofors: Sweden; NHL forward (Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Islanders).
- Hugues Obry: French fencer, who won a gold medal in team épée at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, together with Érik Boisse, Fabrice Jeannet and Jérôme Jeannet.
- Dario Franchitti: Scottish race car driver.
- Daisy A Day by Jud Strunk hits #14
- Smith opens at Eden Theater NYC for 17 performances
- 99th Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:54.4.
- Secretariat wins the Preakness Stakes.
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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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