Friday 19 October 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Tate and Shi Ting Wang.
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.
On TV people were watching Okay S.I.R..
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1973 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Robert Tate: Wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings).
- Shi Ting Wang: Tainan, Taiwan -- Tennis star (1994 Taipei).
- Hicham Arazi: Moroccan tennis player.
- Okan Buruk: Turkish footballer and manager.
- Joaquin Gage: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ringo releases Photograph
- US President Richard Nixon asks Congress for US$2.2 billion aid to Israel.
- President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
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