Saturday November 24, 1973
US date format: 11/24/1973, UK date format: 24/11/1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Paola Cortellesi and Aaron Pedersen.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Photograph by Ringo Starr.
In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits.
Immoral Tales, directed by Walerian Borowczyk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shaft.
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 November 24, 1973?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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- Miss Teenage America Pageant
- A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasted only four months.
- John Neihardt: American author of poetry and prose, an...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 24, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You're A Special Part Of Me
- Tavares - Check It Out
- The Ovations (Featuring Louis Williams) - "Having A Party" Medley
- Jackson 5 - Get It Together
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
- The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 24If November 24, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 10 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 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?