November 14th, 1973

November 14th, 1973, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 318 of 1973. The decade was the 1970s.

47 years, 3 months and 14 days have passed since November 14th, 1973.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 14th, 1973:

  • United Kingdom: Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 14th, 1973:

  • United States: Keep On Truckin' - Eddie Kendricks
  • United Kingdom: I Love You Love Me Love - Gary Glitter

Take Me Back!

The date is November 14th, 1973 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Keep On Truckin' by Eddie Kendricks is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and Edward Heath is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

It's 1973, so radio stations are playing songs from artists such as The Rolling Stones, Tony Orlando & Dawn, Sweet, Elton John, Roberta Flack, Carly Simon, Marvin Gaye and Jim Croce. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Here's Lucy", "McCloud", "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Last of the Summer Wine". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Space Race" and "Gotcha".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "JOT the Dot", "Sesame Street" and "The Adventures of Black Beauty". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Lite-Brite", "Nerf Balls", "VertiBird (toy helicopter)" and "Shrinky Dinks".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 14th, 1973.

  • 1973 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1973 were dominated by Marvin Gaye, Carly Simon, Dawn & Tony Orlando, Eddie Kendricks, Elton John, Roberta Flack, Paul McCartney and Wings, Clint Holmes, Billy Preston, Cher, Jim Croce and Diana Ross.

  • John Sirica.

    John Sirica was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1973. Sirica was the judge who ordered U.S. President Richard Nixon to hand over the Watergate-related recordings.

  • 1973 in movies.

    Movies released in 1973 included The Sting, The Exorcist, American Graffiti, Papillon, The Way We Were, Charlotte's Web, Magnum Force, Last Tango in Paris, Live and Let Die, Robin Hood, Paper Moon, The Wicker Man, The Legend of Hell House and Badlands.

  • Roberta Flack - "Killing Me Softly with His Song"

    "Killing Me Softly with His Song" by Roberta Flack would go on to win a Grammy for 1973's Song of the Year.

  • The Sting

    "The Sting" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1973.

  • Who were the best football players in 1973?

    In 1973, the best soccer players were Johan Cruyff, Dino Zoff, Gerd Müller, Franz Beckenbauer, Billy Bremner, Kazimierz Deyna, Eusébio, Gianni Rivera, Gunter Netzer and Ralf Edström.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1973?

    The best NBA players in 1973 were Dave Cowens, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek, Spencer Haywood, Nate Archibald and Jerry West.

  • 1973-74 stock market crash.

    Between the 11th of January, 1973 and the 6th of December, 1974, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 45% of its value. The U.K. stock market fared even worse, with the FT 30 losing over 70% of its value.

  • Watergate Continues

    Saturday Night Massacre: The Watergate Scandal continues as US President Richard Nixon fires one of the lead prosecutors in the case. Attorney General Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William D. Ruckelshaus are forced by Nixon to resign after they refuse to fire the prosecutor themselves. Pressure begins to mount for the impeachment of the president. 18 minutes in one of the presidential tapes goes "missing."


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 3 months and 14 days have passed since November 14th, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 14th, 1973, will be 47 years of age.
  • People born in 1973 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 122083200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 14th, 1973:

  • October 20th, 1973: U.S. Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus are fired by President Richard Nixon after they refuse to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox..
  • October 24th, 1973: The first episode of Kojak is aired.
  • October 31st, 1973: Three Provisional IRA prisoners escape Mountjoy Prison in Dublin by helicopter.
  • This date: November 14th, 1973
  • November 25th, 1973: Albert DeSalvo, the man suspected of being the Boston Stranger, is found stabbed to death in prison.
  • December 5th, 1973: The biographical-crime film Serpico, starring Al Pacino, is released in movie theaters.
  • December 6th, 1973: Gerald Ford becomes the Vice President of the United States.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 14th, 1973, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 14th, 1973 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
  • Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.
  • McMillan & Wife - TV show about a San Francisco police commissioner and his wife Sally.
  • All in the Family - American sitcom about the life of a working-class father and his family.
  • The Odd Couple - Starring Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison.
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show - Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.
  • The Flip Wilson Show - Variety show hosted by Flip Wilson.

1973 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1973.

  • Star Trek: The Animated Series
  • Yogi's Gang
  • The Adventures of Black Beauty
  • Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
  • All in the Family
  • Sesame Street
  • The Brady Bunch
  • The Pink Panther Show
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • JOT the Dot
  • Underdog
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • Captain Kangaroo

1973 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1973:

  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Uno (card game)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Gotcha - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Space Race - Arcade game in which two players each control a rocket ship.
  • Pong - Table tennis game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of November:


US President

Who was the US President on November 14th, 1973?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 14th, 1973?

  • Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 14th, 1973 was probably conceived around the 4th of February, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 14th, 1973 is the 24th of August, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 14th, 1973.

  • 17,273 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,492,387,200 seconds have passed since the November 14th, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,741,118,400 times.
  • Since November 14th, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 770,071,795,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 248,731,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 128,345,299 steps. That's about 57,042 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,908,646 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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