What Happened on September 13, 1973

Historical Events

  • ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics
  • Syrian-Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
  • US Congress passes & sends a bill to President Nixon to lift NFL football's television blackout of sold out games
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Arron, French track and field sprinter, born in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe, France
  • Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer (Parma), born in Naples, Italy
  • Marcelinho Paulista, Brazilian footballer, born in Cotia, Brazil
  • Philip Dulebohn, American pairs figure skater (US Championship Gold, 2003), and coach, born in Silver Spring, MaAryland
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Field, American actress (Of Mice and Men; Kings Row; Bus Stop), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 57

About September 13, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Delta Dawn - Helen Reddy
  • UK #1 Song: Young Love - Donny Osmond