Saturday 27 January 1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Margot Bourgeois and Eddie Davis.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Superstition by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Mike Walsh Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1973 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Margot Bourgeois: Miss Trinidad and Tobago-Universe (1997-third place).
- Eddie Davis: Canadian Football League cornerback (Calgary Stampeders).
- Valyantsin Byalkevich: Belarusian footballer and manager (d. 2014).
- Lucy Porter: English actress.
- William Nolde: last American combat casualty of Vietnam War (Born 1929).
- US and Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest US war and milt draft
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn (her 5th consecutive win).
- William Rogers and Nguyen Duy Trinh sign US-North Vietnam treaty.
- The Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the conflict's last recorded American combat casualty.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1973 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Superstition
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Elton John - Crocodile Rock
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
- Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Hurricane Smith - Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?
- Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- War - The World Is A Ghetto
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