Saturday 24 February 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1973 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Stubby Clapp: Canadian baseball player and coach.
- Alexei Kovalev: Russian ice hockey player and pilot.
- Yordan Yovchev: Bulgarian gymnast.
- Jordan Jovtchev: Bulgarian gymnast.
- Kavis Reed: Canadian Football League defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos).
- James Michael Kennedy in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; rocker (For Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys).
- Harold Morrow: full back (Minnesota Vikings).
- Alexei Kovalev in Moscow: Russia; NHL right wing (New York Rangers).
- Antony Dupuis: French tennis player, who won one singles title in Milan in 2004 and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 57 in September 2001.
- Chris Fehn: American percussionist (Slipknot)
- Richard Clapp: Canadian baseball player
- Christina Papadaki: Greek tennis player
- Art Smith: Actor (Quicksand), dies of heart attack at 73.
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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
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
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