Saturday March 24, 1973

US date format: 3/24/1973, UK date format: 24/3/1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Jim Parsons and Glenn Archer. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Train by The O'Jays. In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits. The Baby, directed by Ted Post, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)

Events

  • San Francisco 49ers' president Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams.
  • Harley Race beats Dory Funk Jr in Kansas City, to become NWA champion.
  • Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title.
  • Kenyan athlete Kip Keino defeats Jim Ryun at the first-ever professional track meet in Los Angeles, California.

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Movies

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The Baby

The Baby

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Anjanette Comer, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Susanne Zenor

The Roommates

The Roommates

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Marki Bey, Pat Woodell, Roberta Collins, Laurie Rose

The Young Nurses

The Young Nurses

Directed by: Clint Kimbrough

Starring: Jeane Manson, Ashley Porter, Angela Elayne Gibbs, Zack Taylor

Godspell

Godspell

Directed by: David Greene

Starring: Victor Garber, Lynne Thigpen, Katie Hanley, David Haskell

The Vault of Horror

The Vault of Horror

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Curd Jürgens, Terry-Thomas, Tom Baker, Daniel Massey

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

Nacht der Prominenten

Nacht der Prominenten

Frühbesprechung

Frühbesprechung

7 of 1

7 of 1

Days to next March 24

If March 24, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 6 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman

Harry S. Truman

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The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

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

All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot

All Creatures Great And Small

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The classic multimillion copy bestsellerDelve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.For

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

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 March 24, 1973?

On March 24, 1973 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 24, 1973?

On March 24, 1973 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 24, 1973?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 24, 1973?

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

Which famous people are born on March 24, 1973?

On March 24, 1973 several famous people were born including, Jim Parsons, Glenn Archer, Marcelo Delgado.

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

The number one song in the week of March 24, 1973 was Love Train by The O'Jays in US and Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade in UK.

What were the top hits on March 24, 1973?

The top hits on March 24, 1973 were Love Train by The O'Jays, Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack, Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001) by Deodato in US and Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade, The Twelfth Of Never by Donny Osmond, Cindy Incidentally by The Faces in UK.


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