Wednesday 14 November 1973
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Caroline Hall and DeRon Jenkins.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Westworld, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 November 1973 ?
- India - Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru: Children's Day
- United States - National Children's Book Week begins
- Roman festivals - Equorum Probatio
- Caroline Hall: Bristol, England -- Golfer (Curtis Cup 1992).
- DeRon Jenkins: Cornerback (Baltimore Ravens).
- Betsy Brandt: American actress.
- Kareem Campbell: American skateboarder.
- Lawyer Milloy: Strong safety (New England Patriots).
- Moka Only: Canadian rapper and producer (Swollen Members)
- Dana Snyder: American comedian actor and producer
- Andrew Strong: Irish singer and actor
- Good Evening opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 438 performances
- Canada begins production of Olympic coins
- Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
- Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP Award unanimously
- In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.
- Skylab program: NASA launches ''Skylab 4'' (Gerald Carr, William Pogue, Edward Gibson) from Cape Canaveral, Florida on an 84-day mission.
- U.S. President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline.
- Watergate scandal: In Orlando, Florida, U.S. President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors ampquotI am not a crook.ampquot
- The Athens Polytechnic uprising occurs against the military regime in Athens, Greece.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Jim Croce - I Got A Name
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