Thursday January 04, 1973
US date format: 1/4/1973, UK date format: 4/1/1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 4, 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 Harmony Korine and David Astorga.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Last Tango in Paris, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dead of Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 04, 1973?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- The pilot episode of the longest-running TV comedy series in the world ''Last of the Summer Wine'' is broadcast in the United Kingdom.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 04, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
Top #11 songs in the UK
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
- Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love
- Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
- David Bowie - The Jean Genie
- The Sweet - Blockbuster
- T Rex - Solid Gold Easy Action
- The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
- The Osmonds - Crazy Horses
- Alvin Stardust - My Coo-Ca-Choo
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Wings - Hi Hi Hi / C Moon
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 04If January 04, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 8 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 9 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?