What Happened on May 6, 1973

Historical Events

  • 1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Clay Williams, OL (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Wendy Ward, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2000-01 3rd), born in San Antonio, Texas
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest MacMillan, Canadian organist, conductor and composer, dies at 79
1973 Highlights

About May 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 15 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