What Happened on October 28, 1973

Historical Events

  • Elmore Smith of Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record)

Event of Interest

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, designed by architect B. V. Doshi, inaugurated by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Burke, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Sergio Tofano, Italian actor (b. 1883)
  • Taha Hussein, Egyptian writer (b. 1889)

About October 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight And The Pips
  • UK #1 Song: Daydreamer/The Puppy Song - David Cassidy