Wednesday January 24, 1973

US date format: 1/24/1973, UK date format: 24/1/1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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 William Gregory Lee and Chris Ferraro in Port Jefferson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Superstition by Stevie Wonder. In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits. The Boss, directed by Fernando Di Leo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

Events

  • Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Movies

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The Boss

The Boss

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Henry Silva, Richard Conte, Gianni Garko, Antonia Santilli

Steelyard Blues

Steelyard Blues

Directed by: Alan Myerson

Starring: Mel Stewart, Donald Sutherland, Howard Hesseman, Morgan Upton

Ulzana's Raid

Ulzana's Raid

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America

Sisters

Sisters

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, William Finley

Country: United States of America

The Mechanic

The Mechanic

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn, Jill Ireland

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Days to next January 24

If January 24, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 8 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

Two From Galilee by Marjorie Holmes

Two From Galilee

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Here from Marjorie Holines, one of the most beloved authors of our day, is the extraordinary bestselling novel that tells the story of Mary and Joseph as it has never been told before--the greatest love

The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter Prescription

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Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 24, 1973?

On January 24, 1973 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 24, 1973?

On January 24, 1973 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 24, 1973?

On January 24, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 24, 1973?

On January 24, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 24, 1973?

On January 24, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 24, 1973?

On January 24, 1973 several famous people were born including, William Gregory Lee, Richard Aimonetto, Chris Ferraro in Port Jefferson.

Which famous people died on January 24, 1973?

Famous people died on January 24, 1973 include, J Carrol Naish, Masao Ohba.

What was the number one song in January 24, 1973?

The number one song in the week of January 24, 1973 was Superstition by Stevie Wonder in US and Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond in UK.

What were the top hits on January 24, 1973?

The top hits on January 24, 1973 were Superstition by Stevie Wonder, You're So Vain by Carly Simon, Crocodile Rock by Elton John in US and Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond, Blockbuster by The Sweet, The Jean Genie by David Bowie in UK.


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