Sunday May 27, 1973
US date format: 5/27/1973, UK date format: 27/5/1973
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Tana Umaga and Laurent Stocker.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Frankenstein by Edgar Winter.
In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits.
Jeremy, directed by Arthur Barron, 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 Praise the Lord.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 27, 1973?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
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- Rick Wohlhuter runs record 880 yards in 1:44.6.
- By virtue of the non-retroactivity of Soviet copyright laws, all works published before this date are public domain. This applies worldwide.
- PRamlee: Malaysian actor, singer and songwriter...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 27, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- The Sweet - Hell Raiser
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- Perry Como - And I Love You So
Top #10 R&B songs
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More Baby
- The Independents - Leaving Me
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
- The New Birth - I Can Understand It
- Tyrone Davis - Without You In My Life
- The Dells - Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation
- Sylvia (r&b) - Pillow Talk
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Daddy Could Swear, I Declare
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- Bloodstone - Natural High
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