What Happened on April 29, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • David Belle, French physical educator (founded Parkour), born in Fécamp, France
  • Mike Hogan, Irish rock bassist (The Cranberries - "Zombie", "Linger"), born in, County Limerick, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, dies at 82
1973 Highlights

About April 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree - Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando
  • UK #1 Song: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree - Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando