Friday 13 July 1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gavin Hassett and Ariel Silvio Zarate.
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.
40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Match Game 73.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
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Which were the important events of 13 July 1973 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Gavin Hassett: Saint John, New Brunswick -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
- Ariel Silvio Zarate: Argentine footballer.
- Mohamed Harbi: Saudi Arabian terrorist.
- Mariada Pieridi: Cypriot singer-songwriter.
- Ariel Zárate: Argentinian footballer.
- Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the Nixon tapes to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break in.
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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
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