What Happened on August 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

"Let's Get It On" 13th studio album by Marvin Gaye is released

Singer Marvin Gaye
Singer
Marvin Gaye
  • "Monster Mash" goes gold
  • "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple goes gold
  • 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • India & Pakistan sign POW accord
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • “Let’s Get It On” single released by Marvin Gaye (Billboard Song of the Year 1973)

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Assault, American musician
  • Matthew John Armstrong, American actor