Thursday 20 September 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cansel Elçin and Ronald McKinnon.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, 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 Rock Concert.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 September 1973 ?
- Cansel Elçin: Turkish actor director and producer.
- Ronald McKinnon: American football player.
- Jo Pavey: English runner.
- Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season.
- Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. Global TV audience estimated at 50 million. The winner collected $100,000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Dawn - Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
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