Saturday April 28, 1973
US date format: 4/28/1973, UK date format: 28/4/1973
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 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 Elisabeth Röhm and Jorge Garcia.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn.
In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits.
O Lucky Man!, directed by Lindsay Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cheri.
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 April 28, 1973?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
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- Six Irishmen, including Joe Cahill, are arrested by the Irish Naval Service off County Waterford, on board a coaster carrying 5 tons of weapons destined for the Provisional Irish Republican Army.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 28, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- War - The Cisco Kid
- Carpenters - Sing
- Vicki Lawrence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- The Temptations - Masterpiece
- Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never
- Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
- Four Tops - Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
Top #8 songs in the UK
- Dawn featuring Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
- The Sweet - Hell Raiser
- Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again
- David Cassidy - I'm A Clown / Some Kind Of Summer
- Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Tweedle Dee
- Roger Daltrey - Giving It All Away
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 28, 1973?
On April 28, 1973 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is April 28, 1973?
On April 28, 1973 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 28, 1973?
On April 28, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 28, 1973?
On April 28, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 28, 1973?
On April 28, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 28, 1973?
On April 28, 1973 several famous people were born including, Elisabeth Röhm, Jorge Garcia, Pauleta (footballer).
Which famous people died on April 28, 1973?
Famous people died on April 28, 1973 include, Pat Henning, Clas Thunberg.
What was the number one song in April 28, 1973?
The number one song in the week of April 28, 1973 was Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando in UK.
What were the top hits on April 28, 1973?
The top hits on April 28, 1973 were Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn, The Cisco Kid by War, Sing by Carpenters in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Get Down by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Hell Raiser by The Sweet in UK.