What Happened on July 17, 1973

Historical Events

  • Military coup in Afghanistan; King Mohammad Zahir Shah flees

Famous Birthdays

  • Horacio Llamas, Mexican NBA center (Phoenix Suns), born in Rosario, Mexico
  • Liam Kyle Sullivan, American comedian and actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tony Dovolani, Albanian ballroom dancer, born in Prishtina, Kosovo
Born in 1973
1973 Highlights

About July 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
  • UK #1 Song: Welcome Home - Peters & Lee