On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1973

Historical Events

  • 23rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Distant Thunder" wins the Golden Bear
  • Dutch High Council stops fluorine addition to drink water

Album Release

George Harrison releases his fourth studio album "Living in the Material World" in the UK

  • Skylab 2's astronauts land

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Fairbrother, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Carson Daly, American television personality
  • Cory Alexander, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Lacy Goranson, actress (Becky-Roseanne), born in Evanston, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Wolfe, Romanian-American composer, dies at 77
1973 Highlights

About June 22, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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