Tuesday 3 July 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Wilson (actor) and Jonah Lotan.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston.
In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits.
40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Match Game 73.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Patrick Wilson (actor)
- Jonah Lotan
- Devin Bush: NFL strong safety (Atlanta Falcons).
- Fred Rodriguez: Bogota, Colombia -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Emma Cunniffe: British actress.
- Olafur Stefansson: Icelandic handball player.
- Patrick Wilson: American actor.
- Paul Rauhihi: New Zealand rugby player.
- Ólafur Stefánsson: Icelandic handball player.
- Fyodor Tuvin: Russian footballer (d. 2013).
- Adrian Aucoin: Ottawa, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks).
- Charles Ancerl: Czech conductor (Prague / Toronto), dies at 63.
- General Walters, serves as acting Director of CIA
- Brothers Jim and Gaylord Perry face each other for only time, Detroit Tigers beat Cleveland Indians 5-4, as Gaylord loses.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby
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