On This Day: Year=1973 | MusicMinder
musicminder
The Premier Online Music & Entertainment Resource Directory
Search For:
In Table:
Home About Us Contact Us Businesses Entertainers
Albums Birthdates Hits Instruments Lyrics Memorials On This Day
Home > On This Day Menu > List On This Day Events
ON THIS DAY
Search Results for Year: 1973


Click on an event title in the list below to view more information about that event.
Click on a date in the list to view a list of other events on the same date.
 
Number of Records Matching Query: 82
 
CLARA WARD
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 January 1973
Description: poor health forced her to retire in the early 1970s. She died after two strokes in 1973. Aretha Franklin and Rev. C. L. Franklin sang at her funeral in Philadelphia in 1973
Summary: Gospel singer dies. Clara Ward born April 21, 1924 .Ward's poor health forced her to retire in the early 1970s. She died after two strokes in 1973.

IAN GILLAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 29 June 1973
Description: The lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple.
Summary: Ian Gillan (born 19 August 1945 in Hounslow, London) is an English rock music vocalist PERFORMED AS LEAD SINGER OF "DEEP PURPLE ".IN JAPAN. 1973.

WORLD TRADE CENTRE OPENED
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 April 1973
Description: The original World Trade Center was a complex with seven buildings featuring landmark twin towers in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States.
Summary: The original World Trade Center was a complex with seven buildings featuring landmark twin towers in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. The complex opened on April 4, 1973. At the time of their completion, the original 1 and 2 World Trade Center were the tallest buildings in the world, surpassing the Empire State Building.

MAX YASGUR
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 9 February 1973
Description: An American farmer, best known as the owner of the dairy farm in Bethel, New York at which the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.
Summary: Max B. Yasgur (December 15, 1919 – February 9, 1973) was an American farmer, best known as the owner of the dairy farm in Bethel, New York at which the Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held between August 15 and August 18, 1969. In 1971, Yasgur sold the 600-acre farm, and a year and a half later died in Florida of a heart attack at the age of 53.

PABLO PICASSO DIES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 April 1973

JOHN ROSTILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 November 1973
Description: John Rostill died in Radlett, England, on November 26, 1973. He was electrocuted by his guitar owing to faulty or improperly-grounded electrical equipment.
Summary: John Henry Rostill (16 June 1942 – 26 November 1973) was an English bassist and composer, recruited by The Shadows to replace Brian Locking.

NUMBER 1UK ALBUM 1973
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 April 1973
Summary: "OH LA LA" - "FACES"

NUMBER 1 UK 1973
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 June 1973
Summary: " CAN THE CAN "SUZIE QUATRO.

AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 October 1973
Description: Country music
Summary: Country music's most successful syndicated radio countdown program to date, "American Country Countdown," makes its debut. The three-hour program is created by Casey Kasem and Don Bustany, and is modeled after American Top 40 which Kasem also hosted.

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 October 1973
Description: Paul Robeson the first artist to perform at the (unfinished) Opera House in 1960.
Summary: The Opera House was formally opened by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, on 20 October 1973. A large crowd attended. The architect, Jørn Utzon, was not invited to the ceremony, nor was his name mentioned. The opening was televised and included fireworks and a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1973
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 1 January 1973
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1973
Summary: 1973-74 1 All in the Family CBS 2 The Waltons CBS 3 Sanford and Son NBC 4 M*A*S*H CBS 5 Hawaii Five-0 CBS 6 Maude CBS 7 Kojak (tie) CBS 7 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (tie) CBS 9 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (tie) CBS 9 Cannon (tie) CBS 11 The Six Million Dollar Man ABC 12 The Bob Newhart Show (tie) CBS 12 The Wonderful World of Disney (tie) NBC 14 The NBC Sunday Mystery Movie NBC 15 Gunsmoke CBS 16 Happy Days ABC 17 Good Times (tie) CBS 17 Barnaby Jones (tie) CBS 19 NFL Monday Night Football (tie) ABC 19 The CBS Friday Night Movie (tie) CBS

ABRAM WILSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 August 1973
Description: Trumpeter, USA

TONY CAMPOS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 March 1973
Description: Bassist, US

GRETCHEN WILSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 June 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 July 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canadian

DAVID CAMPBELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 August 1973
Description: Vocalist, Australia

EUGENE PITT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 November 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

DAMIEN STEELE SCOTT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 March 1973

JENNIFER HANSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 August 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

MARK SULTAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 November 1973
Description: Vocalist, Canada

MARK WILLS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 August 1973
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA

CAROLINE CORR
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 March 1973
Description: Drummer, Ireland

TORI SPELLING
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 May 1973
Description: Actress, USA

TYRA BANKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 December 1973
Description: Actor, USA

BRIAN CULBERTSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 January 1973
Description: Trumpeter, Keyboards, USA

JASON MOLINA
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 December 1973
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

JORGE GARCIA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 April 1973
Description: American actor and comedian, USA

DAVID MILLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 April 1973
Description: Vocalist

TINA YOTHERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 May 1973
Description: Actress , Vocalist, USA

MATT ELLIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 28 December 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia

ABI TUCKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 July 1973
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia

TJ JAMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 7 April 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia

PETER ANDRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 27 February 1973
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia.

DONNA LEWIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 August 1973
Description: Vocalist , Composer

JD FORTUNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 September 1973
Description: Vocalist, Canada

KATE BECKINSALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 July 1973
Description: Actress, UK

TARA MACLEAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 October 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada

CORINNE GRANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 June 1973
Description: Comedian, Actor, Writer.

RAY LAMONTAGNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 June 1973
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

BILLY CURRINGTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 November 1973
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

ADAM GOLDSTEIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 March 1973
Description: DJ, Remixer, Drummer

BETTY GRABLE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 2 July 1973
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer

EDWARD G ROBINSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 26 January 1973
Description: Actor, USA

DONALD PEERS
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 August 1973
Description: Vocalist , Wales

NOEL COWARD
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 March 1973
Description: Actor,Singer,Playwrite,Composer

GRAM PARSONS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 19 September 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA

CLARENCE WHITE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 July 1973
Description: Guitarist, USA

CLARA WARD (THE FAMOUS WARD SINGERS)
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 January 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

OTTO KLEMPERER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 6 July 1973
Description: Conductor, Germany

EDDIE CONDON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 August 1973
Description: Guitarist, USA

ARTHUR FREED
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 April 1973
Description: Lyricist, film producer

VERONICA LAKE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 7 July 1973
Description: Actress, USA

MEMPHIS MINNIE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 6 August 1973
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist

BOBBY DARIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 December 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

ALLAN SHERMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 30 November 1973
Description: ComedianTV writer

PAUL WILLIAMS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 17 August 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

LILLIAN ROXON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 10 August 1973
Description: Rock Historian, Australian

RON PIGPEN MCKERNAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 March 1973
Description: Keyboardist , USA

BRUCE LEE
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 July 1973
Description: Actor, martial arts, Chinese American

LOWMAN PAULING
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 December 1973
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

CLAYTON PERKINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 December 1973
Description: Bassist, Guitarist, USA

JIM CROCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 September 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer

MAURY MUEHLEISEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 September 1973
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA

GENE KRUPA
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 October 1973
Description: Drummer, USA

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 9 October 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

MAX YASGUR (WOODSTOCK)
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 February 1973
Description: Land owner, USA

EDWARD KID ORY
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 January 1973
Description: Trombonist, USA

WILBUR DE PARIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 January 1973
Description: Trombonist, USA

LARRY FINNEGAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 July 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

ALBERT NICHOLAS
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 3 September 1973
Description: Clarinetist, USA

WILLIE SMITH
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 18 April 1973
Description: Pianist, USA

JOHN ROSTILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 November 1973
Description: Bassist, UK

VAUGHN MONROE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 21 May 1973
Description: Vocalist, USA

ROBERT RYAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 July 1973
Description: Actor, USA

JUNE HUTTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 May 1973
Description: Vocalist

WALLY COX
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 February 1973
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA

MIKE FURBER
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 May 1973
Description: Vocalist, Australia

KID ORY
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 January 1973
Description: Trombonist, USA

TUBBY HAYES
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 July 1973
Description: Saxophonist, UK

TED KOEHLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 January 1973
Description: Composer of lyrics, USA

AL SHERMAN - (SONG WRITER)
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 September 1973
Description: Composers of songs. USA

MURRY WILSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 4 June 1973
Description: Record producer, USA

 
 
 
 

 
Disclaimer:
 
Music Minder takes as much care as possible to check the accuracy of the information provided. However, we can not guarantee the absolute accuracy of any material provided. If you have any information different to or in addition to that provided by our site, we encourage you to contact us.
 
Please direct all enquiries to enquiries@musicminder.com
 
 
 
Copyrights:
 
Web Site Concept & Content © Music Minder Promotions
Web Site Design © Music Minder Promotions & Mark Reynolds IT Consulting
Technical Concepts, Database Development, & Programming © Mark Reynolds IT Consulting
 
All rights reserved: Prosecution rights will be exercised for any breaches of copyright.