What Happened on May 26, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15
  • "Super Fly Meets Shaft" by John & Ernest hits #31
  • Bahrain adopts its constitution
  • Beatles' "Beatles 1967-1970" album (the blue one) goes #1
  • British composer Michael Tippett's 3rd Piano Sonata premieres

Famous Weddings

Brian Mulroney

Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Lipchitz, Polish-French-American painter and cubist sculptor, dies at 81
1973 Highlights

About May 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group
  • UK #1 Song: See My Baby Jive - Wizzard