Tuesday May 01, 1973

US date format: 5/1/1973, UK date format: 1/5/1973

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Rebecca Hampton and Diana Hayden. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Fantastic Planet, directed by René Laloux, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cheri. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • San Francisco Giants score seven runs with two outs in 9th inning to beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7.
  • An estimated 1,600,000 workers in the United Kingdom stop work in support of a Trade Union Congress quotday of national protest and stoppagequot against the Government's anti-inflation policy.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Danish painter and sculptor (d. 1973).

Movies

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Fantastic Planet

Fantastic Planet

Directed by: René Laloux

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart

Country: United States of America

O Lucky Man!

O Lucky Man!

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Wonder Women

Wonder Women

Directed by: Robert Vincent O'Neill

Starring: Nancy Kwan, Ross Hagen, Maria De Aragon, Roberta Collins

Soylent Green

Soylent Green

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors

Country: United States of America

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Cheri

Cheri

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Catch Kandy

Catch Kandy

Starring: Jacqueline Foley, Colin Hughes, Lynn James, Bob Lee

Country: Australia

Scotch on the Rocks

Scotch on the Rocks

Between the Wars

Between the Wars

Days to next May 01

If May 01, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 4 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

An Untold Story by Elliot Roosevelt and James Brough

An Untold Story

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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 May 01, 1973?

On May 01, 1973 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1973?

On May 01, 1973 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1973?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1973?

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

Which famous people are born on May 01, 1973?

On May 01, 1973 several famous people were born including, Rebecca Hampton, Diana Hayden, Stéphane Trévisan.

Which famous people died on May 01, 1973?

Famous people died on May 01, 1973 include, Asger Jorn.

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

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1973 was Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn in US and See My Baby Jive by Wizzard in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1973?

The top hits on May 01, 1973 were Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn, The Cisco Kid by War, Little Willy by The Sweet in US and See My Baby Jive by Wizzard, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Hell Raiser by The Sweet in UK.


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