Tuesday July 24, 1973
US date format: 7/24/1973, UK date format: 24/7/1973
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Ana Cristina de Oliveira and Johan Micoud.
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.
American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar 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 24, 1973?
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- 44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, KC
- All star MVP: Bobby Bonds (SF Giants)
- Mary Frasca: Singer / actress, dies in New York City.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 24, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
- Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
- Three Dog Night - Shambala
- Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
- Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
- Seals and Crofts - Diamond Girl
- Paul Simon - Kodachrome
- Bette Midler - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
- Maureen McGovern - The Morning After
- George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
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
- Four Tops - Are You Man Enough
- Aretha Franklin - Angel
- Bobby Womack - Nobody Wants You When You're Down And Out
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Where Peaceful Waters Flow
- The Manhattans - There's No Me Without You
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Al Green - Here I Am Come & Take Me
- Sly & The Family Stone - If You Want Me To Stay
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 24If July 24, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 27 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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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 24, 1973?
On July 24, 1973 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is July 24, 1973?
On July 24, 1973 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on July 24, 1973?
On July 24, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 24, 1973?
On July 24, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 24, 1973?
On July 24, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 24, 1973?
On July 24, 1973 several famous people were born including, Ana Cristina de Oliveira, Johan Micoud, Jamie Denbo.
Which famous people died on July 24, 1973?
Famous people died on July 24, 1973 include, Mary Frasca.
What was the number one song in July 24, 1973?
The number one song in the week of July 24, 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 24, 1973?
The top hits on July 24, 1973 were Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce, Yesterday Once More by Carpenters, Shambala by Three Dog Night 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.