What Happened on November 27, 1973

Historical Events

  • Gary Matthews wins NL Rookie of Year

Theater Premiere

Neil Simon's play "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act, authorizing petroleum price, production, allocation and marketing controls

Historic Event

US Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President

Famous Birthdays

  • Evan Karagias, American professional wrestler, born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Jon Runyan, American politician (Rep-R-NJ 2011-15), NFL tackle (Tennessee Oilers), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Samantha Harris, American model and host (Entertainment Tonight), born in Hopkins, Minnesota
  • Tadanobu Asano, Japanese actor, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Twista [Carl Terrell Mitchell], American rapper, one-time fastest English language rapper (Guinness World Record, 1992), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 86
1973 Highlights

About November 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Top Of The World - Carpenters
  • UK #1 Song: I Love You Love Me Love - Gary Glitter