Tuesday 2 October 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lene Nystrom and Franck Delay.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ca smo na ovon svitu....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Lene Nystrom: Pop Singer.
- Franck Delay
- Efren Ramirez: American actor and producer.
- Tara Moss
- Melissa Harris-Perry: American journalist author and educator.
- Ferris MC
- Proof : American rapper and actor (D12) (d. 2006).
- Lene Nystrøm: Norwegian singer-songwriter and actress (Aqua).
- Scott Schoeneweis: American baseball player.
- Verka Serduchka: Ukrainian comedian and singer.
- Maria Wetterstrand: Swedish politician.
- Bret Hudson: NSW, Australia -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- Dalida Chammai: Miss Lebanon Universe (1997).
- Lene Nystr?m Rasted: Norwegian singer (Aqua).
- Frank Delay: French actor, formerly member of the boys band "To be Free", which became "2Be3" (1996) with Filip Nikolic and Adel Kachermi.
- DeShaun Holton: Rapper.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
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