Friday 23 February 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Pipkins in Staten Island and Jack Case.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack.
In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits.
Fists of Fury, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Upper Crusts.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1973 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Robert Pipkins in Staten Island: New York, USA; luger (Olympics-1994).
- Jack Case: American artist.
- Lars-Olof Johansson: Swedish musician (The Cardigans).
- Linda Ulvaeus: Swedish singer-songwriter, screen and stage actress.
- Arnold Dwarika: Trinidadian footballer.
- Jeff Nordgaard: American-Polish basketball player
- Dickinson W Richards: American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1895).
- Gold goes up US$10 overnight to record US$95 an ounce in London, England.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
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