Tuesday May 15, 1973
US date format: 5/15/1973, UK date format: 15/5/1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 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 Pascal Gentil and Suzannah Bianco in San Jose.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Evening In Byzantium by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cheri.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 15, 1973?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- See more
- Willem H Rassers: Dutch cult anthropologist...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- The Sweet - Hell Raiser
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- Perry Como - And I Love You So
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Independents - Leaving Me
- Sylvia (r&b) - Pillow Talk
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More Baby
- The New Birth - I Can Understand It
- Ohio Players - Funky Worm
- Tyrone Davis - Without You In My Life
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- The Dells - Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation
- The Temptations - Masterpiece
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?