Friday 27 July 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce.
In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits.
American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 27 July 1973 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Cassandra Clare: Young Adult Author.
- Amy Linn Duncan: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Miss America - Oklahoma (1997).
- Niki Jenkins: Selkirk, Manitoba -- 72 kg judoka (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Sami Alalampi: WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons).
- Erik Nijs: Belgian long jumper.
- Abe Cunningham: American drummer (Deftones and Phallucy)
- Erik Nys: Belgian long jumper
- Tracy Shaw: English actress and singer
- Gorden Tallis: Australian rugby league footballer
- 40th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Miami 14, All Stars 3 (54,103)
- Walter Blum becomes 6th jockey to ride 4,000 winners.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Seals and Crofts - Diamond Girl
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- Bette Midler - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
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