Thursday 25 October 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Angel Acosta Jr and Steve White.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips.
In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Horror Express, directed by Gene Martin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Tommy Cooper Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Gotcha.
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Which were the important events of 25 October 1973 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Joe Angel Acosta Jr: San Diego, California -- PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-3rd).
- Steve White: Defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Bettina Wulff: Former PR consultant, wife of the former German President Christian Wulff and was therefore sometimes referred to by the media as the "First Lady" during her husband's presidency, 2 July 2010 – 17 February 2012.
- Jeanette Cota: Reality Star.
- Lamont Bentley: American actor and rapper (d. 2005).
- Cubs trade Ferguson Jenkins to Rangers for Bill Madlock and Vic Harris
- San Francisco Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell
- Chris Wills wins first National hang-gliding championship.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Rolling Stones - Angie
- Cher - Half-Breed
- The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin Man
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
- Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Part 1)
- Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
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