Sunday 28 October 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Juric and Aleksandar Stanojevic.
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.
On TV people were watching The Tommy Cooper Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 28 October 1973 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Frank Juric: Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics - 1996).
- Aleksandar Stanojevic: Serbian football manager and former player.
- Alvin Burke: Jr.
- Montel Porter: American wrestler and actor.
- Aleksandar Stanojević: Serbian footballer and manager.
- Sharon Miller wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
- Elmore Smith of the Los Angeles Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
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