Thursday May 31, 1973
US date format: 5/31/1973, UK date format: 31/5/1973
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Dominique Monami and Adriana Volpe.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Love by Paul McCartney.
In UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits.
Jeremy, directed by Arthur Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Praise the Lord.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 31, 1973?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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- The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
- Albert Egges van Giffen Dutch archaeologist: dies at age 89.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 31, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - My Love
- Elton John - Daniel
- Edgar Winter - Frankenstein
- Sylvia - Pillow Talk
- Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
- Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby
- The Sweet - Little Willy
- Focus - Hocus Pocus
- Clint Holmes - Playground In My Mind
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More Baby
- The Spinners - One Of A Kind (Love Affair)
- The Independents - Leaving Me
- The Dells - Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation
- Tyrone Davis - Without You In My Life
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Daddy Could Swear, I Declare
- Bloodstone - Natural High
- The New Birth - I Can Understand It
- Sylvia (r&b) - Pillow Talk
- Chairman Of The Board - Finder's Keepers
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 31If May 31, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 3 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 7 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?