Thursday 26 July 1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Francois Bergeron and Lenka Kotkova.
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 Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or Gotcha.
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Which were the important events of 26 July 1973 ?
- Jean Francois Bergeron: St. Jerome, Quebec -- Boxer (1996 Olympics).
- Lenka Kotkova: Czech astronomer.
- Gérald Avranche: French arabian horse jockey.
- Shu Kawashima: Japanese noted family as the brother of Princess Kiko, a commoner who married Prince Fumihito Akishino.
- Lina Perned: Swedish actress.
- Chris Pirillo: American TV host and blogger
- Kate Beckinsale: British actress
- Vaniity : Mexican transsexual pornographic actress
- Lenka Kotková: Czech astronomer
- Mariano Raffo: Argentinian director and producer
- Mike Burke: President (New York Yankees) / director (Madison Square Garden).
- Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1973 ?
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)
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