What Happened on May 19, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Daisy A Day" by Jud Strunk hits #14
  • "Smith" opens at Eden Theater, NYC: runs for 17 performances

Sports History

98th Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:54 - fastest Preakness race ever (recognized 2012)

1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Johansson, Hofors SWE, NHL forward (Pitts, NY Islanders)
Born in 1973

About May 19, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: See My Baby Jive - Wizzard