Saturday 17 February 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Robinson and Raymond Jackson.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John.
In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits.
Walking Tall, directed by Phil Karlson, 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 HBO Boxing.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or Gotcha.
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1973 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Chris Robinson: NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies).
- Raymond Jackson: NFL defensive back (Buffalo Bills).
- Frank Sanders: NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals).
- Drew Barry: American basketball player.
- Raphael Ibanez: French rugby player.
- Raphaël Ibañez: French rugby player, a member of the French rugby team 1999, playing as hooker. Captain of the national team, he became TV commentator.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Deliverance - Dueling Banjos
- Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
- Steely Dan - Do It Again
- Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
- Lobo - Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
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