Monday 26 February 1973
It was Monday, 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 26 February 1973 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Erinn Bartlett: American actress who also competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant.
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Norwegian footballer.
- Jenny Thompson in Danvers: Massachusetts, USA; 400 metre freestyle (Olympics-gold-1992, 1996).
- Ole Solskjær: Norwegian footballer and manager.
- Jenny Thompson: American swimmer and anesthesiologist.
- Marshall Faulk: NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts).
- Mary Finney: Actress (Honestly Celeste), dies at 68.
- Triple Crown horse Secretariat bought for a record US$5.7 million.
- Edward Heath's British government publishes a Green Paper on prices and incomes policy.
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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
- Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
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