Sunday 23 December 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Magnum Force, directed by Ted Post, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1973 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Tony Graziani: quarterback (Atlanta Falcons).
- Young and the Restless premieres on TV
- 6 Persian Gulf nations double their oil prices
- French Caravelle crashes in Morocco, 106 killed.
- OPEC doubles the price of crude oil.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Helen Reddy - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 23 December 1973 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?