Saturday 24 November 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Photograph by Ringo Starr.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Fantastic Planet, directed by Ren Laloux, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart 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 November 1973 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Paola Cortellesi: Italian actress, singer, voice actress, and presenter.
- Donny Brady: Defensive back (Baltimore Ravens).
- Kendel Shello: DL (Indianapolis Colts).
- John Neihardt: American author of poetry and prose, an amateur historian and ethnographer, and a philosopher of the Great Plains.
- Miss Teenage America Pageant
- A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasted only four months.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
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