Top 20 Songs From 1973

  1. Tie A Yellow Ribbon 'Round The Ole Oak Tree, Tony Orlando and Dawn
  2. Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Jim Croce
  3. Killing Me Softly With His Song, Roberta Flack
  4. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye
  5. My Love, Paul McCartney and Wings
  6. Why Me, Kris Kristofferson
  7. Crocodile Rock, Elton John
  8. Will It Go Round In Circles, Billy Preston
  9. You're So Vain, Carly Simon
  10. Touch Me In The Morning, Diana Ross
  11. The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia, Vicki Lawrence
  12. Playground In My Mind, Clint Holmes
  13. Brother Louie, Stories
  14. Delta Dawn, Helen Reddy
  15. Me And Mrs. Jones, Billy Paul
  16. Frankenstein, Edgar Winter Group
  17. Drift Away, Dobie Gray
  18. Little Willy, Sweet
  19. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life, Stevie Wonder
  20. Half Breed, Cher
Top Box Office Hits From 1973

  1. The Exorcist
  2. The Sting
  3. American Graffiti
  4. Papillon
  5. The Way We Were
  6. Magnum Force
  7. Live and Let Die

Notable Facts From 1973

  • Richard Nixon is president of the US
  • Supreme Court rules in Roe vs. Wade that states may not prevent a woman from having an abortion during the first trimester
  • US announces the end of the military draft
  • Spiro T. Agnew resigns after pleading no contest to charges of tax evasion while governor of Maryland
  • Gerald R. Ford becomes the first appointed vice president under the 25th Amendment
  • A total ban on oil exports to the US for six months is imposed by Arab nations after the outbreak of an Arab-Israeli war
  • President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam
  • Drea de Matteo, Tori Spelling, Carson Daly, Monica Lewinsky, and Kate Beckinsale are born
  • Oakland Athletics win the World Series
  • Miami Dolphins win Superbowl VII
  • Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
  • The Exorcist and American Graffiti are top grossing films
  • Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii television special is seen around the world by more than 1 billion viewers
  • KISS performs their first concert, at the Coventary Club in Queens
  • "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack wins a Grammy for song of the year
  • Schoolhouse Rock premieres