Wednesday May 16, 1973
US date format: 5/16/1973, UK date format: 16/5/1973
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Tori Spelling and Jason Acuna.
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 Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1973?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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- AC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki.
- ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Dave Soutar.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?