Saturday 24 March 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Josh Lakatos and Chip McCaw in Chicago.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Train by The O'Jays.
In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
Devil in Miss Jones, directed by Gerard Damiano, 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 Lizzie Dripping.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1973 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Josh Lakatos: Pasadena, California -- Trap shooter (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Chip McCaw in Chicago: Illinois, USA; volleyball setter (Olympics-1996).
- Atle Larsen: WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire).
- Philippe Boucher in Saint Apollinaire: California, USA; NHL defense (Los Angeles Kings, Olympics-Gold-1998).
- David Moravec: hockey forward (Team Czechoslovakia Olympics-gold-1998).
- Jacek Bak: Polish footballer
- Jim Parsons: American Film And Television Actor
- Jacek Bąk: Polish footballer
- Philippe Boucher: Canadian ice hockey player and manager
- Steve Corica: Australian footballer and coach
- Mette Jacobsen: Danish swimmer
- San Francisco 49ers' president Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams.
- Harley Race beats Dory Funk Jr in Kansas City, to become NWA champion.
- Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title.
- Kenyan athlete Kip Keino defeats Jim Ryun at the first-ever professional track meet in Los Angeles, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Dr. Hook - The Cover Of Rolling Stone
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Anne Murray - Danny's Song
- The Stylistics - Break Up To Make Up
- Four Tops - Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
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