Tuesday May 15, 1973

US date format: 5/15/1973, UK date format: 15/5/1973

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on May 15, 1973, here's what our experts found out: it was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac 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 Vic"Tori"a Davey Spelling. 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 movie released in 1973 while Evening In Byzantium by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
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  • 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.
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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado

Country: United States of America

Emperor of the North

Emperor of the North

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner

The Big Feast

The Big Feast

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Marco Ferreri

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Ugo Tognazzi

Country: United States of America

Girls Are for Loving

Girls Are for Loving

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Don Schain

Starring: Cheri Caffaro, Timothy Brown, Sheila Leighton, Scott Ellsworth

Day for Night

Day for Night

Release year: 1973

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Books

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Evening In Byzantium by Irwin Shaw

Evening In Byzantium

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One of Irwin Shaw’s most unforgettable heroes battles to resurrect his declining career against a tough cast of women, whiskey, and old memories Jesse Crain was made for Cannes.

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

The Life And Death Of Adolf Hitler by Robert Payne

The Life And Death Of Adolf Hitler

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The gripping drama of the evil genius who almost conquered the world...Compulsive Reading!. It moves the image of Hitler from caricature to believable person....

The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 15, 1973?

On May 15, 1973 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 15, 1973?

On May 15, 1973 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 15, 1973?

On May 15, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1973?

On May 15, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1973?

On May 15, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 15, 1973?

On May 15, 1973 several famous people were born including, Pascal Gentil, Vic"Tori"a Davey Spelling, Suzannah Bianco in San Jose.

Which famous people died on May 15, 1973?

Famous people died on May 15, 1973 include, Willem H Rassers.

What was the number one song in May 15, 1973?

The number one song in the week of May 15, 1973 was You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder in US and See My Baby Jive by Wizzard in UK.

What were the top hits on May 15, 1973?

The top hits on May 15, 1973 were You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn, Little Willy by The Sweet in US and See My Baby Jive by Wizzard, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Hell Raiser by The Sweet in UK.