Friday 30 November 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jay Hamilton and Ty Howard.
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 Gotcha or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 November 1973 ?
- Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
- Official End of the Hurricane Season
- Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
- Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Barbados - Independence Day (from Britain, 1966)
- Jay Hamilton: CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos).
- Ty Howard: Cornerback (Arizona Cardinals).
- Jason Reso (aka ''Christian Cage''): Canadian professional wrestler.
- Lim Chang-jung: South Korean actor.
- Angélica : Brazilian television presenter, actress and singer whose career began at 4, when she won a contest to choose Brazil's most beautiful child at a popular variety show presented by Chacrinha.
- Alexandre Biamonti: French karateka who won many medals after international competitions, including the gold medal at the world championships in karate in 1998 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Christian : Wrestler
- Im Chang-jung: South Korean actor and singer
- John Moyer: American bass player (Disturbed The Union Underground and Adrenaline Mob)
- Ian Wynne: English canoe racer
- Kate Fischer: Australian model and actress
- Bruce Yarnell of Los Angeles: California, actor (Outlaws), dies at age 35.
- M T Ghani scores 104 on FC debut for Commerce Bank (Pak) age 44
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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