What Happened on September 17, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress (Emperesses in the Palace), born in Hong Kong
  • David Reid, American light middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Demis Nikolaidis, Greek footballer (AEK Athens), born in Giessen, West Germany
Born in 1973

Famous Weddings

  • American "The Osmonds" lead singer and bassist Merrill Osmond (20) weds American homemaker Mary Carlson

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, dies at 63
1973 Highlights

About September 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
  • UK #1 Song: Angel Fingers - Wizzard