Monday 30 April 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn.
In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits.
High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1973 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Kinna McInroe: American actress and screenwriter.
- Naomi Novik: American computer programmer and author.
- Jamie Staff: English cyclist and coach.
- Jeff Timmons: American singer-songwriter and producer (98 Degrees).
- Leigh Francis: TV Actor.
- Nixon announces resignation of Haldeman, Ehrlichman, et al
- Paul McCartney releases Red Rose Speedway including My Love
- US President Richard Nixon announces resignation of Chief of Staff Harry Haldeman, Ehrlichman, et al.
- Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that top White House aids H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and others have resigned.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- Vicki Lawrence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
- Edgar Winter - Frankenstein
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- War - The Cisco Kid
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Carpenters - Sing
- Dobie Gray - Drift Away
- Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
- Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never
Top #8 songs in the UK
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- The Sweet - Hell Raiser
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
- Roger Daltrey - Giving It All Away
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- I'm A Clown / Some Kind Of Summer - David Cassidy
- Tweedle Dee - Little Jimmy Osmond
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 30 April 1973 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?