What Happened on January 13, 1973

Historical Events

  • Jerry Blatt and Lonnie Burstein's musical "Tricks", based on Molière's classic “The Pranks of Scapin” and starring René Auberjonois, closes at Alvin Theater, NYC, after 8 performances
  • Lasse Daniel Efskind skates world record 1000m (1:17.6)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gloria Yip [Wan-Yee], Hong Kong actress (Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky), born in Hong Kong
  • Nikolai Khabibulin, Russian NHL goalie, 1994-2014 (Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, and 2 other teams), born in Sverdlovsk, USSR (now Yekaterinburg, Russia)
Born in 1973

About January 13, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond