Wednesday 11 April 1973
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Esposito and Olivier Magne.
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.
Scarecrow, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lemmi und die Schmöker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Jennifer Esposito: American actress.
- Olivier Magne
- Garance Clavel
- Jérôme Bonnissel
- Chris Nunez: Reality Star.
- Monica Chala: Miss Universe - Ecuador (1996).
- Reggie Tongue: NFL safety (Kansas City Chiefs).
- Blake Brockermeyer NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers: Carolina Panthers).
- Ted Decorsia: Actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), dies at 69.
- The British House of Commons voted against restoring capital punishment by a margin of 142 votes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Vicki Lawrence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- Four Tops - Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
- Carpenters - Sing
- War - The Cisco Kid
- Anne Murray - Danny's Song
- The Stylistics - Break Up To Make Up
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Al Green - Call Me (Come Back Home)
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- I'm A Clown / Some Kind Of Summer - David Cassidy
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Tweedle Dee
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