Wednesday 22 August 1973
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Brother Louie by Stories.
In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Bang the Drum Slowly, directed by John Hancock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut 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 22 August 1973 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Jennifer Makris: Miss USA-New Jersey (1997, top 10).
- Beenie Man: Rapper.
- Howie Dorough: American singer (Backstreet Boys).
- Kristen Wiig: American comedian.
- Sornram Teppitak: Thai actor and singer.
- Eurelijus Žukauskas: Lithuanian basketball player
- Louise Huff: Actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77.
- Chilean parliament accuses President Allende violating laws
- Henry Kissinger succeeds William Rogers as Minister of Foreign Affairs
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- Dawn - Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
- Charlie Daniels - Uneasy Rider
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
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