Saturday 22 September 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include François-Xavier Demaison and Tristan Nihouarn.
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 Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1973 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- François-Xavier Demaison: French actor and humorist, born to Jack and Florence, lawyers.
- Tristan Nihouarn: French breton singer and songwriter, leader of the group Matmatah (ex-Tricards Twins).
- Yoo Chae-yeong: South Korean singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2014).
- Blake Sennett: American singer-songwriter guitarist producer and actor (Rilo Kiley and The Elected).
- Stéfan Louw: South African tenor and producer.
- Paul Van Zeeland: Belgian economist and politician (Born 1893).
- Little Night Music opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
- 20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland
- Baltimore Orioles' player Al Bumbry hits three triples versus Milwaukee Brewers.
- Henry Kissinger, a German immigrant, is sworn in as America's first Jewish Secretary of State.
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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