Sunday August 19, 1973
US date format: 8/19/1973, UK date format: 19/8/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Marco Materazzi and Mette-Marit Crown Princess of Norway.
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 Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1973?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- Kris Kristofferson weds Rita Coolidge
- Sandra Palmer wins LPGA St. Paul Golf Open
- Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after ten years.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 19, 1973?
On August 19, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 19, 1973?
On August 19, 1973 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 19, 1973?
On August 19, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1973?
On August 19, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 19, 1973?
On August 19, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 19, 1973?
On August 19, 1973 several famous people were born including, Marco Materazzi, Mette-Marit Crown Princess of Norway, Roy Rogers (basketball)
What was the number one song in August 19, 1973?
The number one song in the week of August 19, 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 19, 1973?
The top hits on August 19, 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