Sunday 21 January 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon.
In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1973 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Jamal Cox: WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire).
- Bubba Miller: corner (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Grady Jackson: defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders).
- Duane Lee Chapman: II, American bounty hunter.
- Rob Hayles: English cyclist.
- Ruben Wiki: New Zealand rugby player and manager
- 3rd NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 33-28
- Leslie Nielson appears on M*A*S*H in Ringbanger
- The Communist League is founded in Denmark.
- ''Roe v. Wade'': The U.S. Supreme Court overturns state bans on abortion.
- George Foreman defeats Joe Frazier to win the heavyweight world boxing championship.
- A Royal Jordanian Boeing 707 flight from Jeddah crashes in Kano, Nigeria 176 people are killed.
- Former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson dies at his Stonewall, Texas ranch, leaving no former U.S. President living until the resignation of Richard M. Nixon in 1974.
- Eldfell on the Icelandic island of Heimaey erupts.
- U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
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