Sunday July 01, 1973
US date format: 7/1/1973, UK date format: 1/7/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Mariastella Gelmini and Malina Milson.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) by George Harrison.
In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits.
Oklahoma Crude, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Bastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1973?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- Jesus Christ Superstar closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 711 performances
- Mary Mills wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic
- The United States Drug Enforcement Administration is founded.
- Mario La Broca: Composer, dies at 76.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- Sylvia - Pillow Talk
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
- The Doobie Brothers - Long Train Runnin'
- Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
- Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Doing It To Death
- The O'Jays - Time To Get Down
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Daddy Could Swear, I Declare
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More Baby
- The Manhattans - There's No Me Without You
- The Dramatics - Hey You! Get Off My Mountain
- The Stylistics - You'll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)
- The Intruders - I'll Always Love My Mama (Part I)
- The Dells - Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 2 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 8 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?