Saturday February 10, 1973

US date format: 2/10/1973, UK date format: 10/2/1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 10, 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 Ajdar and Martha Fox. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Jory, directed by Jorge Fons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
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Events

  • 2nd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 83m wide gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die
  • 83-metre-wide gas tank on Staten Island, New York, explodes, crushing 40.
  • Mushtaq Mohammad follows up 201 to take 5-49 versus New Zealand Dunedin.

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Movies

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Jory

Jory

Directed by: Jorge Fons

Starring: John Marley, B.J. Thomas, Robby Benson, Claudio Brook

The Train Robbers

The Train Robbers

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson

Black Caesar

Black Caesar

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin

The World's Greatest Athlete

The World's Greatest Athlete

Directed by: Robert Scheerer

Starring: John Amos, Jan-Michael Vincent, Tim Conway, Roscoe Lee Browne

The Boss

The Boss

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Henry Silva, Richard Conte, Gianni Garko, Antonia Santilli

TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

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

Country: United States of America

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Days to next February 10

If February 10, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 7 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie

Elephants Can Remember

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

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

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 …

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 Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

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 February 10, 1973?

On February 10, 1973 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 10, 1973?

On February 10, 1973 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 10, 1973?

On February 10, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 10, 1973?

On February 10, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 10, 1973?

On February 10, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 10, 1973?

On February 10, 1973 several famous people were born including, Ajdar , Martha Fox, Sergei Shishkin.

What was the number one song in February 10, 1973?

The number one song in the week of February 10, 1973 was Crocodile Rock by Elton John in US and Blockbuster by The Sweet in UK.

What were the top hits on February 10, 1973?

The top hits on February 10, 1973 were Crocodile Rock by Elton John, You're So Vain by Carly Simon, Why Can't We Live Together by Timmy Thomas in US and Blockbuster by The Sweet, Part Of The Union by The Strawbs, Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah) by Gary Glitter in UK.


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