What Happened on December 30, 1973

Historical Events

AFC Championship

AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat Oakland Raiders, 27-10

  • NFC Championship, Texas Stadium, Irving: Minnesota Vikings beat Dallas Cowboys, 27-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Ato Boldon, Trinidadian athlete
  • Don Reid, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Jon Theodore, American drummer (The Mars Volta, 2001-06; Queens of the Stone Age, 2013-present), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Robert Walker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Paul Busser, composer, dies at 101

About December 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade