Thursday August 30, 1973

US date format: 8/30/1973, UK date format: 30/8/1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 30, 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 Lisa Ling and Winnipeg (Canada). In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Pedestrian, directed by Maximilian Schell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Sovereign State Of Itt by Anthony Sampson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Bastian. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1973, at August 30 across the years or at August 1973 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 1973?


Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

Events

  • Danny Seiwell quits Wings

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Movies

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Abhimaan

Abhimaan

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Asrani, Bindu

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri

Country: United States of America

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Steven Keats

A Brief Vacation

A Brief Vacation

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Florinda Bolkan, Renato Salvatori, Daniel Quenaud, José María Prada

American Graffiti

American Graffiti

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Der Bastian

Der Bastian

Love Thy Neighbor

Love Thy Neighbor

Directed by: Jordi Bachs

Ein Fall für Männdli

Ein Fall für Männdli

Match Game 73

Match Game 73

Starring: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Country: United States of America

Warship

Warship

Starring: David Savile, Andrew Burt, James Cosmo, John Lee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next August 30

If August 30, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 3 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Sovereign State Of Itt by Anthony Sampson

The Sovereign State Of Itt

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A splendid survey of Britain today, a swiftly moving account of the men and institutions running England. Sampson gives a picture of Britain today hardly available from any other source, and

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

The Making Of The President 1972 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1972

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“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 30, 1973?

On August 30, 1973 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 30, 1973?

On August 30, 1973 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 30, 1973?

On August 30, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 30, 1973?

On August 30, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 30, 1973?

On August 30, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 30, 1973?

On August 30, 1973 several famous people were born including, Lisa Ling, Winnipeg (Canada), Ilaria d'Amico.

What was the number one song in August 30, 1973?

The number one song in the week of August 30, 1973 was Brother Louie by Stories in US and Young Love by Donny Osmond in UK.

What were the top hits on August 30, 1973?

The top hits on August 30, 1973 were Brother Louie by Stories, Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye, Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy in US and Young Love by Donny Osmond, Angel Fingers by Wizzard, Dancing On A Saturday Night by Barry Blue in UK.


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