Friday August 17, 1973
US date format: 8/17/1973, UK date format: 17/8/1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Mickaël Pagis and Kerry Mock.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross.
In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
The Lonely Woman, directed by Francisco Rovira Beleta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Bastian.
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 August 17, 1973?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Willie Mays hits 660th and last HR (off Don Gullett of Cincinnati)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Al Green - Here I Am Come & Take Me
- Aretha Franklin - Angel
- Bobby Womack - Nobody Wants You When You're Down And Out
- Four Tops - Are You Man Enough
- Sly & The Family Stone - If You Want Me To Stay
- The Independents - Baby I've Been Missing You
- Don Covay - I Was Checkin' Out She Was Checkin' In
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Where Peaceful Waters Flow
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 17If August 17, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 17, 1973?
On August 17, 1973 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 17, 1973?
On August 17, 1973 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 17, 1973?
On August 17, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1973?
On August 17, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 17, 1973?
On August 17, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 17, 1973?
On August 17, 1973 several famous people were born including, Mickaël Pagis, A J Wood, Kerry Mock.
Which famous people died on August 17, 1973?
Famous people died on August 17, 1973 include, Jean Barraque, Paul Williams, Conrad Aiken.
What was the number one song in August 17, 1973?
The number one song in the week of August 17, 1973 was Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross in US and I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter in UK.
What were the top hits on August 17, 1973?
The top hits on August 17, 1973 were Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross, Live And Let Die by Wings, Brother Louie by Stories in US and I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter, Yesterday Once More by The Carpenters, Welcome Home by Peters & Lee in UK.