GIVE ME LOVE (GIVE ME PEACE ON EARTH) – George Harrison
#1 – September 29th, 1973
• The President was becoming embroiled in Watergate
• Our Vice President had to resign because he had tried to skip paying his taxes
• The Arab Oil producing nations decided an oil embargo was a good idea and that jacked our gasoline prices up over 80%!
• The Supreme Court overturns state bans on Abortion in a case called Roe vs. Wade.
• Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the SLA.
• Secretariat won the Triple Crown
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “The Sting” “American Graffiti” and “The Exorcist”
• T.V.: “6 Million Dollar Man” “Kojak” & “Schoolhouse Rock”
• If you were a regular reader of Tiger Beat Magazine then you know the heart throbs of the day were Donnie Osmond along with David Cassidy and Susan Day of the Partridge Family.
• Major League Baseball introduced us to something called the Designated Hitter
• “Charlie” was the new perfume.
• Album: Living in the Material World.
• Harrison's single replaced "My Love" by his former bandmate Paul McCartney, at the top of Hot 100 chart, and in turn was replaced at number one by "Will It Go Round in Circles" by Billy Preston, who played with Harrison and McCartney during the sessions for Let It Be in 1969.
• Here’s George Harrison with “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
• You’re #1 @ 1 from September 1973.