Thursday 13 September 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fabio Cannavaro and Christine Arron.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy.
In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, 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 The Evil Touch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Fabio Cannavaro: Italian footballer and manager.
- Christine Arron: French athlete, she ran the 100M race in 10 sec.
- Brian Evans (basketball)
- Mahima Chaudhry: Indian model and actress.
- Kelly Chen: Hong Kong singer and actress.
- Olve Eikemo: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Immortal I and Old Funeral).
- Carlo Nash: English footballer and photographer.
- Philip Dulebohn: Washington, DC -- Figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr - 3rd).
- Brian Evans: American basketball player: forward, Magic.
- Betty Field: Actress (Kings Row), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 60.
- Syrian / Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
- US Congress passes and sends a bill to President Richard Nixon to lift football's blackout.
- ABC announces it obtained TV rights for the 1976 Olympics.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Dawn - Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- War - Gypsy Man
- Wings - Live And Let Die
- Al Green - Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
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