What Happened on April 7, 1973

Historical Events

  • 18th Eurovision Song Contest: Anne-Marie David for Luxembourg wins singing "Tu te reconnaitras" in Luxembourg
  • Cleveland sets day-game & opening-game attendance records of 74,420
  • Doug Walters' best Test Cricket bowling, 5-66 v WI Georgetown

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Tomko, American baseball player
  • Carole Montillet, French skier
  • Ève Salvail, Canadian model

Famous Deaths

  • Nick Stuart, Romanian-born American bandleader and actor (Secrets of Chinatown), dies of cancer at 69
1973 Highlights

About April 7, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia - Vicki Lawrence
  • UK #1 Song: Get Down - Gilbert O'sullivan