Thursday April 12, 1973

US date format: 4/12/1973, UK date format: 12/4/1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 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 Christian Panucci and Claudia Jordan. 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. Soylent Green, directed by Richard Fleischer, 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 Cheri. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
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Events

  • Sudan adopts constitution.
  • Swaziland suspends constitution.
  • France recognizes North Vietnam.
  • The Labour Party wins control of the Greater London Council.

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Movies

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Soylent Green

Soylent Green

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors

Country: United States of America

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth

Country: United States of America

Scorpio

Scorpio

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos

Female Vampire

Female Vampire

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn

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TV Series

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Cheri

Cheri

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

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

Country: United States of America

World Championship Snooker

World Championship Snooker

Days to next April 12

If April 12, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 5 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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 …

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer

The Implosion Conspiracy

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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 April 12, 1973?

On April 12, 1973 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 12, 1973?

On April 12, 1973 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 12, 1973?

On April 12, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 12, 1973?

On April 12, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 12, 1973?

On April 12, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 12, 1973?

On April 12, 1973 several famous people were born including, Christian Panucci, Claudia Jordan, Joël Lautier.

What was the number one song in April 12, 1973?

The number one song in the week of April 12, 1973 was The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando in UK.

What were the top hits on April 12, 1973?

The top hits on April 12, 1973 were The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence, Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) by Gladys Knight and the Pips, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Get Down by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Hello Hello I'm Back Again by Gary Glitter in UK.


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