Sunday 16 December 1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luisa Ranieri and Kristie Boogert in Rotterdam.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Sleeper, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Luisa Ranieri: Italian actress.
- Kristie Boogert in Rotterdam: Netherlands; tennis star (1996 Paris).
- Mariza : World Music Singer.
- Scott Storch: Canadian/American hip-hop producer.
- Sarah Kozer: American model and actress.
- Themba Mnguni: South African footballer.
- Jason Molina: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013).
- US kidnap victem Paul Getty III freed
- American kidnapping victim Paul Getty III freed.
- O J Simpson becomes first NFL player to rush 2,000 yard in a season.
- O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills became the first running back to rush for 2,000 yards in a pro football season.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me
- Helen Reddy - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
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Sport Games on 16 December 1973
- Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 34 - 14
- Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 27 - 24
- Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Rams : 17 - 30
- Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 30 - 3
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