Major events, sports highlights and Nobel Prizes of 1973 - History

Major events, sports highlights and Nobel Prizes of 1973 - History

Major Event/ Sports /Prizes

  • Major Events of 1972

    • Severe Drought in Africa

    Winners in Sports

    NBA Champions: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks, 4-1
    NCAA Football Champs: Notre Dame& AlabamaRecord: 11-0-0 & 11-1-0Heisman Trophy Winner: John Cappelletti,
    penn state, RB
    points: 1,057Stanley Cup:Montreal Canadiens
    vs. Chicago Blackhawks
    Super Bowl VI: Miami Dolphins vs.Washington Red Skins
    Score: 14-7U.S. Open (Golf): JJohnny Miller Score: 279 Course: Oakmont CC Location: Oakmont, PA World Series: Oakland A's vs. New York Mets Series: 4-3

    Music Top 10

    1. "You're So Vain" ... Carly Simon
    2. "Superstition" ... Stevie Wonder
    3. "Crocodile Rock" ... Elton John
    4. "Killing Me Softly With His Song" ... Roberta Flack
    5. "Love Train" ... The O'Jays
    6. "The Night Lights Went Out in Georgia" ... Vicki Lawrence
    7. "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" ... Dawn
    8. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" ... Stevie Wonder
    9. "Frankenstein" ... Edgar Winter Group
    10. "My Love" ... Paul McCartney

    Most Popular Movies of 1973

    1. The Poseidon Adventure
    2. Deliverance
    3. The Getaway
    4. Live and Let Die
    5. Paper Moon
    6. The Last Tango in Paris
    7. The Sound of Music (reissue)
    8. Jesus Christ Superstar
    9. The World's Greatest Athlete
    10. American Graffiti

    Most Popular Books

    Fiction
    1."Jonathan Livingston Seagull" ... Richard Bach. Macmillan
    2."Once Is Not Enough" ... Jacqueline Susann. Morrow.
    3."Breakfast of Champions" ... Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Delacorte/ Lawrence
    4."The Odessa File" ... Frederick Forsyth. Viking
    5."Burr" ... Gore Vidal. Random House
    6."The Hollow Hills" ... Mary Stewart. Morrow
    7."Evening in Byzantium" ... Irwin Shaw. Delacorte
    8."The Matlock Paper" ... Robert Ludlum. Dial Press
    9."The Billion Dollar Sure Thing" ... Paul E. Erdman. Scribner
    10."The Honorary Consul" ... Graham Greene. Simon & Schuster
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    Nonfiction
    1."The Living Bible" ... Kenneth Taylor. Doubleday and Tyndale House
    2."Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution" ... Robert C. Atkins. McKay
    3."I'm O.K., You're O.K." ... Thomas Harris. Harper & Row
    4."The Joy of Sex" ... Alex Comfort. Crown
    5."Weight Watchers Program Cookbook" ... Jean Nidetch. Hearthside
    Press
    6."How to Be Your Own Best Friend" ... Mildred Newman et al.
    Random House
    7."The Art of Walt Disney" ... Christopher Finch. Harry N. Abrams
    8."Better Homes and Gardens Home Canning Cook Book" ... Meredith
    9."Alistair Cooke's America" ... Alistair Cooke. Knopf
    10. "Sybil" ... Flora R. Schreiber. Reanery

    Most Popular Television Shows

    1. All in the Family (CBS)
    2. The Waltons (CBS)
    3. Sanford and Son (NBC)
    4. M*A*S*H (CBS)
    5. Hawaii Five-O (CBS)
    6. Maude (CBS)
    7. Kojak (CBS)
    8. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (CBS)
    9. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (CBS)
    10. Cannon (CBS)