What Happened on May 10, 1973

Historical Events

  • 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1

Film & TV History

Bruce Lee collapses in Golden Harvest studios in Hong Kong and is rushed to Hong Kong Baptist Hospital where doctors diagnose him with cerebral edema

  • Establishment of Frente Polisario in Mauritania
  • Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Yvan Cournoyer has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 6-4 to take title, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerome Williams, American NBA forward (Detroit Pistons), born in Washington D.C.
  • Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player
  • Rüştü Reçber, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (120 caps, record appearance holder, FIFA World Cup All Star Team: 2002; Fenerbahçe, Barcelona, Beşiktaş), born in Korkuteli, Turkey

Famous Deaths

  • Jack E. Leonard, American comedian (Disorderly Orderly), dies at 62
  • Loren Tindall, American actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost), dies of a heart attack at 51
1973 Highlights

About May 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree - Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando
  • UK #1 Song: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree - Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando