Monday 16 April 1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Akon and Gary Delaney.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn.
In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits.
Soylent Green, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pistruiatul.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Akon : American singer and song writer.
- Gary Delaney: English comedian.
- Hirofumi Nojima: Japanese voice actor.
- Bonnie Pink: Japanese singer-songwriter.
- Oksana Yermakova: Estonian-Russian fencer.
- Nino Bravo: Spanish singer (Born 1944).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- Vicki Lawrence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
- Carpenters - Sing
- War - The Cisco Kid
- Four Tops - Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- The Temptations - Masterpiece
- Anne Murray - Danny's Song
- Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- I'm A Clown / Some Kind Of Summer - David Cassidy
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Tweedle Dee
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