Tuesday 23 October 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Blaine McElmurry and Mac Cozier.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, 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 Okay S.I.R..
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
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Which were the important events of 23 October 1973 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Blaine McElmurry: NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
- Mac Cozier: Soccer forward (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Shawn Wooden: Free safety (Miami Dolphins).
- Sjoerd Sanders: Soccer player (PSV / MVV).
- Christian Dailly: Scottish footballer.
- Emi Hashino: Japanese comedian and actress
- Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica
- Yankee GM and President Lee MacPhail named AL President
- US President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica.
- A United Nations sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur War between Israel and Syria.
- The Watergate Scandal: US President Richard M. Nixon agrees to turn over subpoenaed audio tapes of his Oval Office conversations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
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