What Happened in November 1973

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 "Molly" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Nov 1 The Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .

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Nov 2 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" airs on CBS TV

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Nov 2 OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization) forms
  • Nov 3 Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, 1st mission to Mercury
  • Nov 4 Thousands commemorate former Greek premier Georgios Papandreou
  • Nov 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
  • Nov 4 M Medoff's "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 4 New Orleans Saints 1st shutout victory, 13-0 vs Buffalo Bills
  • Nov 4 The Netherlands experiences the first Car Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are deserted and are solely used by cyclists and roller skaters.
  • Nov 5 BART starts SF-Daly City train shuttle service
  • Nov 5 Arab producers announce 25 percent cut in oil production
  • Nov 6 "Man With the Golden Girl" begins shooting
  • Nov 6 Abe Beame elected 1st Jewish mayor of NYC
  • Nov 6 Coleman Young elected Mayor of Detroit
  • Nov 7 NJ becomes 1st state to allow girls into little league
  • Nov 7 US & Egypt announce restoration of full diplomatic links
  • Nov 8 Nevada approves pari-mutuel betting on Jai Alai
  • Nov 9 Fire at Taiyo dept store, kills 101 & injures 84 (Kumamoto Japan)
  • Nov 9 Government De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 9 Ringo Starr releases "Ringo" album

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • Nov 12 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th String Quartet premieres
  • Nov 13 "Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances

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Nov 13 Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Nov 14 "Good Evening" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 438 performances
  • Nov 14 Canada begins production of Olympic coins
  • Nov 14 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
  • Nov 15 Egypt & Israel exchange prisoners of war

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 16 John Lennon releases "Mind Games" album

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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Nov 16 US Presidennt Richard Nixon authorizes construction of Alaskan pipeline

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Nov 16 Skylab 4 launched into Earth orbit
  • Nov 17 Greek regime attacks students with tanks, 100s killed
  • Nov 17 Teri Garr plays role of a stripper on "The Nurse"
  • Nov 17 US President Richard Nixon tells AP "...people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook"
  • Nov 18 Greek regime calls emergency crisis due to mass protests
  • Nov 18 Arab oil ministers cancel the scheduled 5 percent cut in production for EEC
  • Nov 19 Elections in Suriname, premier Sedney's PNP doesn't win a chair
  • Nov 19 New York stock market takes sharpest drop in 19 years

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Nov 21 Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) wins MLB\'s NL MVP

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Nov 21 US President Richard Nixon's attorney, J Fred Buzhardt, reveals presence of 18½ minute gap in a White House tape recording related to Watergate
  • Nov 22 The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
  • Nov 23 Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa
  • Nov 25 3 Palestinians hijack KLM B747 above Iraq, to Dubai
  • Nov 25 61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18
  • Nov 25 Bloodless military coup ousts Greek Pres George Papadopoulos
  • Nov 25 Maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure
  • Nov 26 Nixon's personal sec, Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18½ minute gap in a key Watergate tape
  • Nov 27 Gary Matthews wins NL Rookie of Year

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Nov 27 Neil Simon's "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

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Nov 27 US Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Nov 27 US President Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act, authorizing petroleum price, production, allocation and marketing controls
  • Nov 28 Arab League summit in Algiers recognizes Palestine
  • Nov 28 Balt Oriole Al Bumbry wins AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 30 M T Ghani scores 104 on FC debut for Commerce Bank (Pak) age 44
  • Nov 30 Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Jim Godman

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress
  • Nov 1 Geoff Horsfield, English footballer
  • Nov 2 Jason Smith, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Nov 2 Marisol Nichols, American actress
  • Nov 3 Derrick Alexander, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Nov 3 Nemone, athlete and broadcaster
  • Nov 3 Kirk Jones (Sticky Fingaz), American musician
  • Nov 3 Mick Thomson, American guitarist (Slipknot)
  • Nov 5 Alexei Yashin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL center (Team Russia Olympics-Silver-1998, Ottawa Senators)
  • Nov 5 James Collins, NBA guard (LA Clippers)
  • Nov 5 Johnny Damon, Ft. Riley Kansas, baseball outfielder (Kansas City Royals)
  • Nov 5 Kate Anderson, Australian 1.5k/3k/5k runner (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 5 Rupert Grant, NFL fullback (NE Patriots)
  • Nov 5 Daniella Westbrook, English actress
  • Nov 6 Taje Allen, kicker (St Louis Rams)
  • Nov 6 Nell McAndrew, British model
  • Nov 7 Yunjin Kim, South Korean actress
  • Nov 7 Martín Palermo, Argentine footballer
  • Nov 8 Frantisek Kaberle, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Oly-gold-1998)
  • Nov 8 Nicole Teter, 800m runner, born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 8 Tara Johnson, Miss USA-Wisconsin (1997)
  • Nov 8 Vanesa Littlecrow, Puerto Rican cartoonist, dancer, writer and model
  • Nov 9 Fred Lindberg, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
  • Nov 9 Zisis Vryzas, Greek footballer
  • Nov 9 Nick Lachey, American singer
  • Nov 9 Gabrielle Miller, Canadian actress
  • Nov 10 Cale Hulse, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Nov 10 Darius Holland, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 10 John Solomon, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 10 Khiry Abdul Samad, rocker (Boys-Dial My Heart, Lucky Charm), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 10 Zahid Fazal, Pakistani cricket batsman (occasional Tests since 1992)
  • Nov 10 Patrik Berger, Czech footballer
  • Nov 11 Jason Bowen, Port Alice, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Nov 11 Stacy Perrone, Wolcott Conn, Meet Miss America-Connecticut (1997)
  • Nov 11 Terrance Shaw, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Nov 12 Colin Morgan, 78 kg judoka (Olympics-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Nov 12 Keith Morgan, 95 kg judoka (Olympics-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Nov 12 Melanie Gaffin, actress (Cheryl-Whiz Kids), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Nov 12 Zahir Shah, cricketer (attention-grabbing Rawalpindi leg-spinner)
  • Nov 12 Mayte Garcia, American dancer
  • Nov 12 Radha Mitchell, Australian actress
  • Nov 13 George Harris, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • Nov 13 Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Oly-2 bronze-92, 96)
  • Nov 13 Ari Hoenig, American jazz drummer
  • Nov 14 Caroline Hall, Bristol England, golfer (Curtis Cup 1992)
  • Nov 14 DeRon Jenkins, cornerback (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Nov 14 Lawyer Milloy, strong safety (New England Patriots)
  • Nov 14 Dana Snyder, American voice actor
  • Nov 14 Moka Only, Canadian musician
  • Nov 15 Jason Dunn, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 15 Jorge Diaz, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Nov 15 Rachel Kathleen English, Thomaston Ga, Miss America-Georgia (1996)
  • Nov 15 Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
  • Nov 16 Howard Smothers, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 16 Joe Hudepohl, US, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Nov 16 Sedrick Shaw, running back (New England Patriots)
  • Nov 16 Christian Horner, British Formula One team owner
  • Nov 16 Brendan Laney, Scottish rugby player
  • Nov 17 Scott Rehberg, tackle (New England Patriots)
  • Nov 17 Eli Marrero, American baseball player
  • Nov 17 Bernd Schneider, German footballer
  • Nov 18 Steve Christopher Petree, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • Nov 19 Daniel Meech, Hastings NZ, equestrian showjumper (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 19 Jamir Miller, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 19 Savion Glover, dancer/choreographer (Bring in 'da Noise)
  • Nov 19 Ryukishi07, Japanese mystery writer
  • Nov 19 Takashi Matsumoto, Japanese photographer and business person
  • Nov 20 Brad Keeney, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
  • Nov 20 Matthew Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 21 Brent Smith, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Nov 21 Danny Kanell, quarterback (NY Giants)
  • Nov 21 Brook Kerr, American actress
  • Nov 21 Inés Sastre, Spanish model and actress
  • Nov 22 Alexandra Fusai, St Cloud France, tennis star (1995 Futures-Szczecin)
  • Nov 22 Brandon Paulsen, Coon Rapids Minn, greco-roman wrestler (Oly-silv-96)
  • Nov 22 Cassie Campbell, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
  • Nov 22 Michael Murphy, Brisbane QLD Queensland Australia, diver (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 23 Reggie Green, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 24 Donny Brady, defensive back (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Nov 24 Kendel Shello, DL (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 25 Erick Strickland, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Nov 25 Yatil Green, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • Nov 26 John Zimmerman, pairs skater (& Steigler), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Nov 26 Peter Facinelli, American actor
  • Nov 27 Jon Runyan, tackle (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Nov 27 Nick Ferguson, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Nov 27 Reginald Lee, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Nov 27 Samantha Harris, American model and host
  • Nov 27 Evan Karagias, American professional wrestler
  • Nov 28 Jade Puget, American musician (AFI)
  • Nov 29 Craig Glassock, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper 1994-95)
  • Nov 29 Dick van Burik, soccer player (Ajax/NAC)
  • Nov 29 Duane Butler, safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Nov 29 Ryan Giggs, Welsh footballer
  • Nov 29 Sarah Jones, American playwright
  • Nov 30 Jay Hamilton, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 30 Ty Howard, cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 30 John Moyer, American bassist (Disturbed)
  • Nov 30 Jason Reso (aka "Christian Cage"), Canadian professional wrestler

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 10 Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Vin Scully

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 12 MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (39) weds Billye Aaron

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Nov 14 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
  • Nov 30 Sci-fi author Issac Asimov (53) weds second wife psychoanalyst and Sci-fi author Janet Jeppson (47)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 16 Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 Arturo De Cordova, actor (This Strange Passion), dies at 65
  • Nov 3 Marc Allégret, French director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • Nov 4 Karl H Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75
  • Nov 10 Stringbean, country singer/comedian/banjoist (Hee Haw), dies at 58
  • Nov 11 Stringbean, [David Akeman], banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw), dies at 58
  • Nov 11 Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish Chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 78
  • Nov 13 Bruno Maderna, Italian composer/conductor (Satyricon), dies at 53

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Nov 13 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, dies at 77

Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Fashion Designer
Elsa Schiaparelli
  • Nov 13 Lila Lee, actress (Blood & Sand), dies of stroke at 68
  • Nov 16 Alan Watts, writer/popularizer of Zen, dies in Calif
  • Nov 17 The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram (b. 1878)
  • Nov 19 Cyril Allcott, cricketer (6 Tests for NZ, 113 runs & 6 wickets), dies
  • Nov 20 Allan Sherman, parodist (Camp Granada, Harvey & Sheila), dies at 48
  • Nov 21 Thomas Pelly, American politician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 23 Claire Dodd, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy), dies after illness at 64
  • Nov 23 Constance Talmadge, US comedienne (Her Primitive Lover), dies at 75
  • Nov 23 Paul Newlan, actor (Capt Grey-M Squad), dies
  • Nov 23 Robert Ellis, actor (Curse of King Tut's Tomb), dies at 40
  • Nov 23 Sessue Hayakawa, actor (Tokyo Joe), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 83
  • Nov 24 John Neihardt, American writer (b. 1881)
  • Nov 25 Laurence Harvey, actor (Of Human Bondage), dies of cancer at 45
  • Nov 25 Albert DeSalvo, Boston strangler, stabbed to death in prison
  • Nov 26 John Rostill, English rocker (The Shadows), electrocuted at 31
  • Nov 27 Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1887)
  • Nov 28 Marthe Bibesco, Romanian writer (b. 1886)
  • Nov 30 Bruce Yarnell, Los Angeles California, actor (Outlaws), dies at 35