Thursday 29 November 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dick van Burik and Duane Butler.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 Don Blech und der goldene Junker.
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 29 November 1973 ?
- former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
- International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
- Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
- Brendan of Birr or Brendan the Younger
- Saint Cuthbert Mayne, martyr
- Feast days of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Saturnin
- Denis of the Nativity and Redemptus of the Cross
- Dick van Burik: Soccer player (Ajax / NAC).
- Duane Butler: Safety (Minnesota Vikings).
- Ryan Giggs: Soccer Player.
- Sarah Jones: American actress and playwright.
- US President signs Hobby Protection Act into law as Public Law 93-167.
- 104 people are killed in a Taiyo department store fire in Kumamoto, Kyūshū, Japan.
- December – Chile breaks diplomatic contacts with Sweden.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
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