Thursday 27 December 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Clay and Dee Ferris.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Timothy Pilgrim.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1973 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Bill Clay: Yokosuka, Japan -- US sprint cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Dee Ferris: British painter.
- Deepak Kumar: Indian philosopher.
- Tabatha Cash: French porn actress.
- Wilson Cruz: Actor (My So Called Life, Ally McBeal).
- LA Dodgers announce night games will start at 7:30 instead of 8
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Helen Reddy - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
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