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Facts About The Year 1973

What happened in 1973?

Here are 10 Facts.........

1. USA
signs the Paris Peace Accord to end the war in Vietnam

2.  The World Trade Center is completed. The Center is a collection of seven buildings which include the Twin Towers

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3.  Value-Added-Tax (VAT) comes into effect in the United Kingdom

4. The Six Million Dollar Man premieres on ABC starring Lee Majors as Astronaut Steve Austin. Farrah Fawcett co-starred.

5. Famous people born included Ryan Giggs , Kate Beckinsale , Paula Radcliffe , David Blane , Faith Evans , Adrien Brody , Terrell Owens , Jason Acuna , Amy Van Dyken , John LeCompt , Anastacia

6. TV Series "Last Of The Summer Wine" launches on the BBC and eventually runs for 37 years.

7. Music: Top hits included: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Tony Orlando & Dawn , Bab Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce , Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack , Let`s Get It On by Marvin Gaye , My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings , Crocodile Rock by Elton John , You`re So Vain by Carly Simon , Little Willy by Sweet , Love Train by The O`Jays 

8. Inventor Martin Cooper makes the first cellular phone call (Dyna-Tac) on Sixth Avenue in New York City.

9. Box Office hits included: The Sting , The Exorcist , Robin Hood , Last Tango in Paris , American Graffiti , Papillon , The Way We Were , Live And Let Die , The Wicker Man


10. Sporting Winners included:

FA Cup Final:   Sunderland 1 Leeds United 0

Division 1 Winners:  Liverpool

Mens Wimbledon Winner:  Jan Kodes bt Alex Metreveli 3 Sets to 0

Womens Wimbledon Winner:  Billie Jean King bt Chris Evert 2 Sets to 0

Golf Open Championship Winner:  Tom Weiskopf

Formula One Winner:  Jackie Stewart

Ryder Cup Winners: USA bt Great Britain & Ireland 19 to 13

Five Nations Champions:  5 Way Tie - Shared Title Between All 5 Nations

World Heavyweight Championship: George Foreman bt Joe Frazier in Round 2

Know Someone Born in 1973?

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