What Happened on March 29, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

Boston Celtic Dave Cowens wins NBA MVP

  • US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Bridgewater, American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m backstroke 1996), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Marc Overmars, Dutch soccer winger (86 caps; Ajax, Arsenal, FC Barcelona) and executive (director of football Royal Antwerp FC), born in Emst, Netherlands
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Melville Cooper, English stage and screen character actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood; Father of the Bride), dies of cancer at 76 [1]

About March 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: The Twelfth Of Never - Donny Osmond