Sunday December 16, 1973
US date format: 12/16/1973, UK date format: 16/12/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 16, 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 Luisa Ranieri and Mariza .
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.
Papillon, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, 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 Don Blech und der goldene Junker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1973?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- 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 16, 1973?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on December 16, 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
- Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 7 - 21
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 16, 1973?
On December 16, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 16, 1973?
On December 16, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 16, 1973?
On December 16, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 1973?
On December 16, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 16, 1973?
On December 16, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 16, 1973?
On December 16, 1973 several famous people were born including, Luisa Ranieri, Scott Storch, Mariza .
What was the number one song in December 16, 1973?
The number one song in the week of December 16, 1973 was The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.
What were the top hits on December 16, 1973?
The top hits on December 16, 1973 were The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John, Top Of The World by Carpenters in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.