Sunday July 08, 1973
US date format: 7/8/1973, UK date format: 8/7/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 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 Kathleen Robertson and Sandy Valentino.
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 Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1973?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Mary Lou Crocker wins LPGA MARC Equity Golf Classic Crocker
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 08, 1973?
On July 08, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is July 08, 1973?
On July 08, 1973 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 08, 1973?
On July 08, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 08, 1973?
On July 08, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 08, 1973?
On July 08, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 08, 1973?
On July 08, 1973 several famous people were born including, Kathleen Robertson, Sandy Valentino, Medi Sadoun.
Which famous people died on July 08, 1973?
Famous people died on July 08, 1973 include, Ben-Zion Dinur, Wilfred Rhodes.
What was the number one song in July 08, 1973?
The number one song in the week of July 08, 1973 was Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston in US and Welcome Home by Peters & Lee in UK.
What were the top hits on July 08, 1973?
The top hits on July 08, 1973 were Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston, Kodachrome by Paul Simon, My Love by Paul McCartney in US and Welcome Home by Peters & Lee, Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me by Slade, I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter in UK.