Saturday December 01, 1973

US date format: 12/1/1973, UK date format: 1/12/1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 1, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Steve Gibb and Mia Farrance in Melbourne. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Salamander by Morris L. West 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 Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1973, at December 01 across the years or at December 1973 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Events

  • Jack Nicklaus becomes first golfer to earn $2 million in a year.
  • Jan Ferraris wins LPGA-Japan Golf Classic.
  • Stan Stasiak beats Pedro Morales in Philadelphia, to become WWF champion.
  • Papua New Guinea gains self government from Australia.

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Movies

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Badlands

Badlands

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Country: United States of America

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Directed by: Václav Vorlícek

Starring: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Serpico

Serpico

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Country: United States of America

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Country: United States of America

The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man

Directed by: Robin Hardy

Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

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Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh

The Onion Field

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This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin

World Without End, Amen

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Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 01, 1973?

On December 01, 1973 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 01, 1973?

On December 01, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 01, 1973?

On December 01, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 01, 1973?

On December 01, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 01, 1973?

On December 01, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 01, 1973?

On December 01, 1973 several famous people were born including, Steve Gibb, Mia Farrance in Melbourne, Eric Thomas in Chartage.

Which famous people died on December 01, 1973?

Famous people died on December 01, 1973 include, David Ben-Gurion.

What was the number one song in December 01, 1973?

The number one song in the week of December 01, 1973 was Top Of The World by Carpenters in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.

What were the top hits on December 01, 1973?

The top hits on December 01, 1973 were Top Of The World by Carpenters, Photograph by Ringo Starr, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.