What Happened on October 3, 1973

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

Famous Birthdays

  • Black Thought [Tariq Trotter], American rapper and hip-hop MC (The Roots), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
  • Lena Headey, British actress (Game of Thrones), born in Hamilton, Bermuda

Neve CampbellNeve Campbell (49 years old)

Canadian actress (Party of 5; Scream), born in Guelph, Ontario

Born in 1973
1973 Highlights

About October 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Half-Breed - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Eye Level - Simon Park Orchestra