Monday May 21, 1973
US date format: 5/21/1973, UK date format: 21/5/1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 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 Noel Fielding and 2011 eruption in Grímsvötn.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Frankenstein by Edgar Winter.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Jeremy, directed by Arthur Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Praise the Lord.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 21, 1973?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 21, 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
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More Baby
- The Independents - Leaving Me
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
- The New Birth - I Can Understand It
- Tyrone Davis - Without You In My Life
- The Dells - Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation
- Sylvia (r&b) - Pillow Talk
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Daddy Could Swear, I Declare
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- Bloodstone - Natural High
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