On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1973

Historical Events

  • Arab producers announce 25 percent cut in oil production
  • BART starts SF-Daly City train shuttle service

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Yashin, Russian NHL center (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Ottawa Senators), born in Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Daniella Westbrook, English actress (Sam Mitchell-EastEnders), born in Walthamstow, London
  • Johnny Damon, American professional baseball outfielder (Kansas City Royals), born in Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Kate Anderson, Australian 1.5k/3k/5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Rupert Grant, American NFL fullback (NE Patriots), born in Washington, D.C.
1973 Highlights

About November 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) - Eddie Kendricks
  • UK #1 Song: Daydreamer/The Puppy Song - David Cassidy