Tuesday 18 September 1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Laurent Foirest and James Marsden.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Kriminalerzählung.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 18 September 1973 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Laurent Foirest: French basketball player, who won a silver medal with the France national basketball team at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
- James Marsden: American actor.
- Towanda Braxton: R&B Singer.
- Paul Brousseau: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ami Onuki: Japanese singer and voice actress (Puffy AmiYumi).
- Mark Shuttleworth: South African-English businessman founded Canonical Ltd.
- Aitor Karanka: Spanish footballer and manager
- Nora Nicholson: Actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), dies at 80.
- German FR and German DR admitted to UN
- The Bahamas, East Germany and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Grand Funk - We're An American Band
- Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn
- Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock
- Dawn - Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
- Stories - Brother Louie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?