Thursday 31 May 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tyrone Williams and Dominique van Roost in Verviers.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Love by Paul McCartney.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future, directed by Leonid Gaidai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Warship.
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 31 May 1973 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Tyrone Williams: NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
- Dominique van Roost in Verviers: Belgium; tennis star (1995 Futures-Great Britain).
- Marty Janzen in Miami: Florida, USA; pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays).
- Dominique Monami: Belgium tennis player who placed 33rd to 64th in the ladies singles in the Atlanta Olympics and placed 41st in the World championships.
- Chris Harmse: South African hammer thrower.
- Kate Howey: English martial artist and coach
- Albert Egges van Giffen Dutch archaeologist: dies at age 89.
- The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- Elton John - Daniel
- Edgar Winter - Frankenstein
- Sylvia - Pillow Talk
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Focus - Hocus Pocus
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
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