What Happened on December 10, 1973

Historical Events

Pro Wrestling

Bruno Sammartino beats Stan Stasiak, to become WWWF champ for 2nd time

Sports History

First time since 1885, tennis has 2 top male players - Americans Stan Smith and Jimmy Connors

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Holsey, defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • Marcus Wall, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Rusty LaRue, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)

Famous Deaths

  • Earle Foxe, American actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81
1973 Highlights

About December 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade