Monday 1 January 1973, NewYear’s Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Danny Lloyd and Madeleine Peyroux.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon.
Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Peter ist der Boß.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Danny Lloyd: American actor and educator.
- Madeleine Peyroux
- Raoul Moat
- Jimi Mistry
- Anwar Mansoor Mangrio: Sindhi poet.
- Carmen Ejogo: Movie Actress.
- Shelda Bede: Brazilian beach volleyball player.
- Li Fang: Hunan, China -- Tennis star (1991 Futures-Bilbao-ESP).
- Magnus Sahlgren: Swedish guitarist and linguist (Lake of Tears Dismember and Tiamat).
- Bryan Worra: Laotian-American author poet and playwright.
- Justin Armour: NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills).
- Clyde Wijnhard soccer player (Ajax: RKC).
- Mercury Hayes: wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons).
- Sergei Kourdakov: Russian-American KGB agent (d. 1973).
- Britain, Ireland and Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market
- West African Economic Community forms (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta).
- Denmark, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland are admitted into the European Community.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
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