Monday 5 March 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nelly Arcan and Ryan Franklin.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack.
In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Long Goodbye, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Super Money by Adam Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Upper Crusts.
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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- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Nelly Arcan: Canadian novelist (Born 1975).
- Ryan Franklin: American baseball player.
- Yannis Anastasiou: Greek footballer and manager.
- Nicole Pratt: Australian tennis player and coach.
- Juan Esnáider: Argentine football manager and former footballer.
- Paul Lieftink Dutch soccer player (NAC: Spakenburg).
- Nicole Pratt in Mackay: Australia; tennis star (1995 Futures Australia).
- Yankee pitchers Peterson and Kekich announce they swapped wives
- The US Treasury calls for new designs for the half dollar and the dollar coins for the 1976 American bicentennial.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Edward Bear - Last Song
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- The O'Jays - Love Train
- Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Dr. Hook - The Cover Of Rolling Stone
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
- Jermaine Jackson - Daddy's Home
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