On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1973

Historical Events

  • Dr Hook's "Cover of "Rolling Stone"" enters Top 40 & peaks at #6

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Campbell, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Lockspeiser, British composer and musicologist (Debussy: His Life and Mind), dies at 67
1973 Highlights

About February 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crocodile Rock - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Blockbuster - Sweet