Sunday November 18, 1973
US date format: 11/18/1973, UK date format: 18/11/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 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 Shaune Bagwell and Roi Heenok.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse, directed by Fernando Arrabal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shaft.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1973?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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- Greek regime calls emergency crisis due to mass protests
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Jim Croce - I Got A Name
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Temptations - Hey Girl (I Like Your Style)
- Tavares - Check It Out
- Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You're A Special Part Of Me
- Jackson 5 - Get It Together
- Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her
- The Ovations (Featuring Louis Williams) - "Having A Party" Medley
- The Dells - My Pretending Days Are Over
Sport Games on November 18, 1973
- Baltimore Colts - Washington Redskins : 14 - 22
- Cleveland Browns - Oakland Raiders : 7 - 3
- Denver Broncos - Pittsburgh Steelers : 23 - 13
- Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 30 - 7
- Green Bay Packers - New England Patriots : 24 - 33
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 18If November 18, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 10 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 28 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?