Sunday May 20, 1973
US date format: 5/20/1973, UK date format: 20/5/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 20, 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 Samuele Papi and Elsa Lunghini.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Evening In Byzantium by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cheri.
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 May 20, 1973?
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- 2 Gentlemen of Verona closes at St. James Theater NYC after 613 performances
- 25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family and Mary Tyler Moore
- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational.
- In Los Angeles, California, the 25th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Johnny Carson.
- Jarno Saarinen: Finnish motorcycle racer (Born 1945).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 20, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- The Sweet - Hell Raiser
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- Perry Como - And I Love You So
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Independents - Leaving Me
- Sylvia (r&b) - Pillow Talk
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More Baby
- The New Birth - I Can Understand It
- Ohio Players - Funky Worm
- Tyrone Davis - Without You In My Life
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- The Dells - Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation
- The Temptations - Masterpiece
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 20, 1973?
On May 20, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is May 20, 1973?
On May 20, 1973 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 20, 1973?
On May 20, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 20, 1973?
On May 20, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 20, 1973?
On May 20, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 20, 1973?
On May 20, 1973 several famous people were born including, Samuele Papi, Elsa Lunghini, Eleonora Benfatto.
Which famous people died on May 20, 1973?
Famous people died on May 20, 1973 include, Jarno Saarinen.
What was the number one song in May 20, 1973?
The number one song in the week of May 20, 1973 was You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder in US and See My Baby Jive by Wizzard in UK.
What were the top hits on May 20, 1973?
The top hits on May 20, 1973 were You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn, Little Willy by The Sweet in US and See My Baby Jive by Wizzard, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Hell Raiser by The Sweet in UK.