Friday July 27, 1973
US date format: 7/27/1973, UK date format: 27/7/1973
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 27, 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 Moochie Norris and Abe Cunningham.
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 Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Bastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 27, 1973?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
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- 40th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Miami 14, All Stars 3 (54,103)
- Walter Blum becomes 6th jockey to ride 4,000 winners.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 27, 1973?
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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)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Johnnie Taylor - I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)
- Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Doing It To Death
- Four Tops - Are You Man Enough
- Aretha Franklin - Angel
- Bobby Womack - Nobody Wants You When You're Down And Out
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Where Peaceful Waters Flow
- The Manhattans - There's No Me Without You
- Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning
- Al Green - Here I Am Come & Take Me
- Sly & The Family Stone - If You Want Me To Stay
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