Thursday 1 November 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Forry and Aishwarya Rai.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Tommy Cooper Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1973 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Linda Forry: American politician on the rise, Linda Dorcena Forry won a chance to bid on Tom Finneran's old house seat in the primary election held in Boston, MA on March 15, 2005.
- Aishwarya Rai: Indian film actress and model, also known under her married name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
- Aishwarya Bachchan: Movie Actress.
- Assia : Algerian-French singer-songwriter.
- Geoff Horsfield: English footballer and manager.
- Molly opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 68 performances
- Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
- The Indian state of Mysore is renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu.
- Pan Am cargo flight 160, a Boeing 707-321C, crashes at Logan International Airport, Boston, killing 3 people.
- Mariner program: NASA launches ''Mariner 10'' toward Mercury (on March 29, 1974 it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Garfunkel - All I Know
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