Friday November 02, 1973
US date format: 11/2/1973, UK date format: 2/11/1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Marisol Nichols and Jason Smith.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shaft.
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 November 02, 1973?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
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- Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments airs on CBS TV
- OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization) forms
- The Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India form a 'United Front' in the state of Tripura.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 02, 1973?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Temptations - Hey Girl (I Like Your Style)
- Jackson 5 - Get It Together
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Kool & The Gang - Funky Stuff
- Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand The Rain
- Tavares - Check It Out
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Millie Jackson - Hurts So Good
- Betty Wright - Let Me Be Your Lovemaker
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 02If November 02, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 10 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 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?