Wednesday July 11, 1973US date format: 7/11/1973, UK date format: 11/7/1973
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Albert Guardado Jr and Nathan Sawaya.
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.
A Brief Vacation, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Bastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1973 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Nathan Sawaya: Artist.
- Albert Guardado Jr: Redlands, California -- Light flyweight...
- Christine Monge: San Francisco, California -- Female...
- Andrew Bird: American musician.
- Konstantinos Kenteris: Greek athlete.
- Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed
- Varig Flight 820, operated by a Boeing 707 crashes near Paris on approach to Orly Airport, killing 123 of the 134 on-board.
- Varig Flight 820 crashes near Orly, France 123 are killed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time
Top #10 R&B songs
- Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Doing It To Death
- The O'Jays - Time To Get Down
- There's No Me Without You - The Manhattans
- Johnnie Taylor - I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)
- Hey You! Get Off My Mountain - The Dramatics
- The Intruders - I'll Always Love My Mama (Part I)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Daddy Could Swear, I Declare
- The Temptations - The Plastic Man
- Foster Sylvers - Misdemeanor
- Detroit Emeralds - You're Getting A Little Too Smart
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