Sunday 14 October 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Steven Bradbury and DeJuan Wheat.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, 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 Ca smo na ovon svitu....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or TREK73.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Steven Bradbury
- DeJuan Wheat: NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves).
- Jérôme de Verdière
- Sergio Pinheiro: Portuguese Folk Singer.
- Lasha Zhvania: Georgian businessman and politician.
- Egyptian tanks move further into Israel
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic
- In the Thammasat student uprising over 100,000 people protest in Thailand against the Thanom military government; 77 are killed and 857 are injured by soldiers.
- Students revolt in Bangkok, Thailand.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
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Sport Games on 14 October 1973
- Baltimore Colts - Buffalo Bills : 13 - 31
- Chicago Bears - Atlanta Falcons : 6 - 46
- Dallas Cowboys - Los Angeles Rams : 31 - 37
- Denver Broncos - Houston Oilers : 48 - 20
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