Wednesday September 26, 1973

US date format: 9/26/1973, UK date format: 26/9/1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 26, 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 Marty Casey and Julienne Davis. In that special week of September people in US were listening to We're An American Band by Grand Funk. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Mean Streets, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Casshan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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  • Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors.
  • Concorde flies from Washington DC to Paris, France, in record-breaking 3 hours 33 minutes.
  • Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time.

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Movies

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Mean Streets

Mean Streets

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Country: United States of America

Santee

Santee

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Glenn Ford, Michael Burns, Dana Wynter, Jay Silverheels

Beyond Atlantis

Beyond Atlantis

Directed by: Eddie Romero

Starring: Patrick Wayne, John Ashley, Leigh Christian, Sid Haig

Superchick

Superchick

Directed by: Ed Forsyth

Starring: Joyce Jillson, Louis Quinn, Thomas Reardon, Tony Young

Bobby

Bobby

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Pran, Prem Nath

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TV Series

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Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Der Bastian

Der Bastian

Suikoden

Suikoden

Days to next September 26

If September 26, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker

Facing The Lions

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Rich Morgan, Washington bureau chief for a major national newspaper, flies south for Senator Hunt Anderson's funeral. In trying to draw together the strands of trust, love, and betrayal that had

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt

Curse Of The Kings

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For centuries the tombs of the Pharaos were haunted by a deadly curse. And when two eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond was certain that it was the curse at

The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

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 September 26, 1973?

On September 26, 1973 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is September 26, 1973?

On September 26, 1973 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on September 26, 1973?

On September 26, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 26, 1973?

On September 26, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 26, 1973?

On September 26, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 26, 1973?

On September 26, 1973 several famous people were born including, Marty Casey, Mizuki Sano, Julienne Davis.

Which famous people died on September 26, 1973?

Famous people died on September 26, 1973 include, Anna Magnani, Ralph Earnhardt, Anton Schnack.

What was the number one song in September 26, 1973?

The number one song in the week of September 26, 1973 was We're An American Band by Grand Funk in US and Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra in UK.

What were the top hits on September 26, 1973?

The top hits on September 26, 1973 were We're An American Band by Grand Funk, Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye, Half-Breed by Cher in US and Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra, My Friend Stan by Slade, Ballroom Blitz by The Sweet in UK.


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