Friday April 06, 1973

US date format: 4/6/1973, UK date format: 6/4/1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Prashant (actor) and Rie Miyazawa. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, 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 Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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Events

  • Harbor strike in Gent / Antwerp, Belgium
  • Indies troops invade Sikkim
  • Pioneer 11 launched toward Jupiter and Saturn
  • US launches Pioneer 11 to Jupiter and Saturn.
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Movies

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Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth

Country: United States of America

Scorpio

Scorpio

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos

Female Vampire

Female Vampire

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn

High Plains Drifter

High Plains Drifter

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Fû-un Lion Maru

Fû-un Lion Maru

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Days to next April 06

If April 06, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 5 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of …

The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 06, 1973?

On April 06, 1973 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 06, 1973?

On April 06, 1973 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 06, 1973?

On April 06, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 06, 1973?

On April 06, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 06, 1973?

On April 06, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 06, 1973?

On April 06, 1973 several famous people were born including, Prashant (actor), Rie Miyazawa, Lori Heuring.

What was the number one song in April 06, 1973?

The number one song in the week of April 06, 1973 was The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando in UK.

What were the top hits on April 06, 1973?

The top hits on April 06, 1973 were The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence, Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) by Gladys Knight and the Pips, Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Get Down by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Hello Hello I'm Back Again by Gary Glitter in UK.


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