What Happened on March 5, 1973

Historical Events

  • Yankee pitchers Peterson & Kekich announce they swapped wives

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Pratt, Australian tennis star (1995 Futures Australia), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • Paul Lieftink, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Spakenburg)
  • Yannis Anastasiou, Greek footballer
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Jeffery, British music manager (The Animials; Jimi Hendrix), dies in a mid-air plane collision over France at 39)
  • Rupert Crosse, American actor, 1st African-American to be nominated for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award (The Reivers), dies of lung cancer at 45
1973 Highlights

About March 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Cum On Feel The Noize - Slade