What Happened on February 6, 1973

Historical Events

  • 40,000 civil servants demonstrate against higher pension contribution
  • 6th ABA All-Star Game: West 123 beats East 111 at Utah
  • Bernice Fekete skips her curling rink to 2nd straight 8-ender, Edm

Music Concert

Drummer Buddy Rich plays influential performance at the Top of the Plaza, Richmond New York, later televised by PBS

  • Nancy Ford and Gretchen Cryer's musical "Shelter" opens at John Golden Theater, NYC; runs for 31 performances
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Robach, American TV journalist and anchor (20/20, Good Morning America), born in St. Joseph, Michigan
  • Fred Miller, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas
  • Lulama Masikazana, South African cricket wicket-keeper (Kwazulu for E Province), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 2011)
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar), dies at 74

About February 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 24 days
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