Saturday 27 October 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Horror Express, directed by Gene Martin, 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 27 October 1973 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Jason Johnson: American baseball pitcher.
- Semmy Schilt: Dutch kick-boxer and mixed martial artist.
- Alison "Ali" Malyn Shumate: Union City, Tennessee -- Miss America - Tenn (1996).
- Monica Louwerens: Greenville, Mississippi -- Miss America (Miss-Top 10-1996).
- 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
- In Canon City, Colorado, USA a building is hit by a falling meteorite.
- Alabama sets offensive record (828 yards), beats Virginia Tech 77-6.
- The Canon City meteorite, a 1.4 kg chondrite type meteorite, strikes in Fremont County, Colorado.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
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