What Happened on July 6, 1973

Famous Weddings

  • "The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe E. Brown, American comedian (Buck Circus Hour), dies after long illness at 80
  • Otto Klemperer, German-American conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1933-39), and composer (Das Ziel), dies at 88
  • Patrick McVey, actor (Manhunt, Big Town), dies at 63
1973 Highlights

About July 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 11 months
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