Saturday March 31, 1973

US date format: 3/31/1973, UK date format: 31/3/1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Vanessa Mambi and Eddie Judge. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
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Events

  • Ken Norton defeats Muhammad Ali in a 12-round split decision.

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Movies

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High Plains Drifter

High Plains Drifter

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States of America

The Big Game

The Big Game

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Stephen Boyd, France Nuyen, Ray Milland, Cameron Mitchell

The Baby

The Baby

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Anjanette Comer, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Susanne Zenor

The Roommates

The Roommates

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Marki Bey, Pat Woodell, Roberta Collins, Laurie Rose

The Young Nurses

The Young Nurses

Directed by: Clint Kimbrough

Starring: Jeane Manson, Ashley Porter, Angela Elayne Gibbs, Zack Taylor

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TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Kozure ôkami

Kozure ôkami

Starring: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Takumi Satô, Taketoshi Naitô

Country: Japan

Villa Alegre

Villa Alegre

Starring: Linda Dangcil, Hector Elias, Joaquin Garay III, Maria Grimm

Country: United States of America

Porridge

Porridge

Starring: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next March 31

If March 31, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 6 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman

Harry S. Truman

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The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

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 Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner

The Sunlight Dialogues

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John Gardner’s sweeping portrait of the collision of opposing philosophical perspectives in 1960s America, centering on the appearance of a mysterious stranger in a small upstate New York

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 March 31, 1973?

On March 31, 1973 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 31, 1973?

On March 31, 1973 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 31, 1973?

On March 31, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 31, 1973?

On March 31, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 31, 1973?

On March 31, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 31, 1973?

On March 31, 1973 several famous people were born including, Vanessa Mambi, Eddie Judge, Christopher Hampson.

Which famous people died on March 31, 1973?

Famous people died on March 31, 1973 include, Kurt George Hugo Thomas.

What was the number one song in March 31, 1973?

The number one song in the week of March 31, 1973 was Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack 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 March 31, 1973?

The top hits on March 31, 1973 were Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack, Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001) by Deodato, Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) by Gladys Knight and the Pips in US and Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, Hello Hello I'm Back Again by Gary Glitter, Get Down by Gilbert O'Sullivan in UK.


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