Thursday November 29, 1973
US date format: 11/29/1973, UK date format: 29/11/1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 29, 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 Sarah Jones (stage actress) and Ryan Giggs.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 29, 1973?
- former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
- International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
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- US President signs Hobby Protection Act into law as Public Law 93-167.
- 104 people are killed in a Taiyo department store fire in Kumamoto, Kyūshū, Japan.
- December – Chile breaks diplomatic contacts with Sweden.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 29, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
- Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You're A Special Part Of Me
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Persuaders - Some Guys Have All The Luck
- The Ovations (Featuring Louis Williams) - "Having A Party" Medley
- Four Tops - Sweet Understanding Love
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 29, 1973?
On November 29, 1973 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is November 29, 1973?
On November 29, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on November 29, 1973?
On November 29, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 29, 1973?
On November 29, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 29, 1973?
On November 29, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 29, 1973?
On November 29, 1973 several famous people were born including, Sarah Jones (stage actress), Ryan Giggs, Dick van Burik.
What was the number one song in November 29, 1973?
The number one song in the week of November 29, 1973 was Top Of The World by Carpenters in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.
What were the top hits on November 29, 1973?
The top hits on November 29, 1973 were Top Of The World by Carpenters, Photograph by Ringo Starr, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.