Thursday July 05, 1973
US date format: 7/5/1973, UK date format: 5/7/1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Róisín Murphy and Michael Sykora.
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.
Treasure Island, directed by Hal Sutherland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Bastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 05, 1973?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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- Live & Let Die, James Bond film premieres
- Maj General Juvenal Habyarimana becomes President of Rwanda
- Rwanda military coup under General Major Habyalimana
- Isle of Man begins issuing their own postage stamps.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 05, 1973?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Doing It To Death
- The O'Jays - Time To Get Down
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
- The Manhattans - There's No Me Without You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Daddy Could Swear, I Declare
- The Dramatics - Hey You! Get Off My Mountain
- The Intruders - I'll Always Love My Mama (Part I)
- The Stylistics - You'll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)
- The Temptations - The Plastic Man
- Foster Sylvers - Misdemeanor
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 05If July 05, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 2 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 15 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?