What Happened on July 11, 1973

Historical Events

  • Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Bird, American indie rock singer-songwriter and musician (Are You Serious), born in Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Christine Monge, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Francisco, California
  • Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov, Russian composer (Zavod), dies at 72
  • Isabel Randolph, American actress (Fuller Brush Girl; Our Miss Brooks - "Mrs. Nestor"), dies at 83
  • Robert Ryan, American actor (Billy Budd, The Dirty Dozen, The Longest Day), dies from lung cancer at 63
1973 Highlights

About July 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Will It Go Round In Circles - Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: Skweeze Me Pleeze Me - Slade