Friday 27 April 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include AndrT Gower in Culver City and Dusko Adamovic.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn.
In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits.
High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Neues vom Kleinstadtbahnhof.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 April 1973 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- AndrT Gower in Culver City: California, USA; actor (Monster Squad, Baby Makes Five, Fathers and Sons, Mr President).
- Dusko Adamovic: Serbian footballer.
- Sebastien Lareau: French/Canadian tennis player.
- Stefano Savorani: Italian ex-police officer afflicted with mental illness, diagnosed schizophrenic.
- Duško Adamović: Serbian footballer.
- Sharlee D'Angelo: Swedish bass player and songwriter (Arch Enemy Spiritual Beggars King Diamond Witchery Sinergy and Mercyful Fate)
- Andre Gower: American actor
- Sébastien Lareau: Canadian tennis player
- Kansas City Royals' Steve Busby no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- War - The Cisco Kid
- Carpenters - Sing
- Vicki Lawrence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- The Temptations - Masterpiece
- Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never
- Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
- Four Tops - Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- I'm A Clown / Some Kind Of Summer - David Cassidy
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Tweedle Dee
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