Sunday December 09, 1973
US date format: 12/9/1973, UK date format: 9/12/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 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 Rahat Khan and Fabio Artico.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Detail, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker.
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 December 09, 1973?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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- Pajama Game opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
- Bruno Sammartino beats Stan Stasiak in New York, to become WWF champion.
- Sunningdale Agreement in Northern Ireland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 09, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Helen Reddy - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
- Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
- Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You're A Special Part Of Me
- The Persuaders - Some Guys Have All The Luck
- Marvin Gaye - Come Get To This
- The Intruders - I Wanna Know Your Name
- Four Tops - Sweet Understanding Love
Sport Games on December 09, 1973
- Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 7 - 40
- Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 34 - 17
- Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 42 - 28
- Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 33
- Miami Dolphins - Baltimore Colts : 3 - 16
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 09If December 09, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 9 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 11 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 09, 1973?
On December 09, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 09, 1973?
On December 09, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 09, 1973?
On December 09, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 09, 1973?
On December 09, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 09, 1973?
On December 09, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 09, 1973?
On December 09, 1973 several famous people were born including, Fabio Artico, Rahat Khan, Vénuste Niyongabo.
What was the number one song in December 09, 1973?
The number one song in the week of December 09, 1973 was Top Of The World by Carpenters in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.
What were the top hits on December 09, 1973?
The top hits on December 09, 1973 were Top Of The World by Carpenters, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John, The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.