Monday December 31, 1973, NewYear’s Eve
US date format: 12/31/1973, UK date format: 31/12/1973
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 31, 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 Shandon Anderson and Anna Fantastic.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
Bread and Chocolate, directed by Franco Brusati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shaft.
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 December 31, 1973?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- 40th Sugar Bowl: Notre Dame 24 beats Alabama 23.
- 61st Australian Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats O Parun (6-3, 6-7, 7-5, 6-1).
- Johan Cruyff chosen European soccer Player of Year.
- In the United Kingdom, due to coal shortages caused by industrial action, the Three-Day Week electricity consumption reduction measure comes into force.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31, 1973?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 31If December 31, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 11 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 29 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 31, 1973?
On December 31, 1973 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is December 31, 1973?
On December 31, 1973 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 31, 1973?
On December 31, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1973?
On December 31, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 31, 1973?
On December 31, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 31, 1973?
On December 31, 1973 several famous people were born including, Shandon Anderson, Anna Fantastic, Crystal Knight.
What was the number one song in December 31, 1973?
The number one song in the week of December 31, 1973 was You're So Vain by Carly Simon in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.
What were the top hits on December 31, 1973?
The top hits on December 31, 1973 were You're So Vain by Carly Simon, Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond, Blockbuster by The Sweet in UK.