What Happened on January 5, 1973

Historical Events

Album Release

Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's debut album "Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J."

  • Mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel
  • Netherlands recognizes German DR
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgia Apostolou, Greek actress, born in Athens, Greece (d. 2016)
  • Phil Joel, Australian bassist (Newsboys), born in Auckland, New Zealand
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Cor of Dis sr. [Cornelis Nicolas of Dis sr.], Dutch politician (SGP), dies at 79

About January 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 30 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