Sunday December 02, 1973
US date format: 12/2/1973, UK date format: 2/12/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 2, 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 Michaël Youn and Monica Seles.
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 Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury 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 Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 02, 1973?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Capital Centre (USAir Arena) in Washington DC opens
- US Air Arena opens in Landover, Maryland, Baltimore Bullets beat Seattle Supersonics, 98-96.
- 62nd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (5-0).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 02, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
- Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You're A Special Part Of Me
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Persuaders - Some Guys Have All The Luck
- The Ovations (Featuring Louis Williams) - "Having A Party" Medley
- Four Tops - Sweet Understanding Love
Sport Games on December 02, 1973
- Baltimore Colts - New York Jets : 17 - 20
- Buffalo Bills - Atlanta Falcons : 17 - 6
- Cleveland Browns - Kansas City Chiefs : 20 - 20
- Dallas Cowboys - Denver Broncos : 22 - 10
- Detroit Lions - St. Louis Cardinals : 20 - 16
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 02, 1973?
On December 02, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 02, 1973?
On December 02, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 02, 1973?
On December 02, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 02, 1973?
On December 02, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 02, 1973?
On December 02, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 02, 1973?
On December 02, 1973 several famous people were born including, Michaël Youn, Monica Seles, Jan Ullrich.
What was the number one song in December 02, 1973?
The number one song in the week of December 02, 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 02, 1973?
The top hits on December 02, 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.