Sunday July 22, 1973
US date format: 7/22/1973, UK date format: 22/7/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 22, 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 Rufus Wainwright and Christophe Michalak.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce.
In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits.
Abhimaan, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Bastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 22, 1973?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 22, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Bette Midler - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
- Bloodstone - Natural High
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Johnnie Taylor - I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)
- Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Doing It To Death
- The Manhattans - There's No Me Without You
- The O'Jays - Time To Get Down
- Four Tops - Are You Man Enough
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Where Peaceful Waters Flow
- Foster Sylvers - Misdemeanor
- Bobby Womack - Nobody Wants You When You're Down And Out
- Aretha Franklin - Angel
- Detroit Emeralds - You're Getting A Little Too Smart
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Days to next July 22If July 22, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 2 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 21 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 22, 1973?
On July 22, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is July 22, 1973?
On July 22, 1973 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 22, 1973?
On July 22, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 22, 1973?
On July 22, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 22, 1973?
On July 22, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 22, 1973?
On July 22, 1973 several famous people were born including, Rufus Wainwright, Christophe Michalak, Jaime Cantizano.
What was the number one song in July 22, 1973?
The number one song in the week of July 22, 1973 was Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce in US and Welcome Home by Peters & Lee in UK.
What were the top hits on July 22, 1973?
The top hits on July 22, 1973 were Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce, Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston, Yesterday Once More by Carpenters in US and Welcome Home by Peters & Lee, Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me by Slade, I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter in UK.