The Top Songs were:
- "You’re So Vain" by Carly Simon
- "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder
- "Killing Me Softly With His Song" by Roberta Flack
- "Let’s Get it On" by Marvin Gaye
- "Midnight Train To Georgia" by Gladys Knight & The Pips
- "Crocodile Rock" by Elton John
- "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce
Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon was released.
Schoolhouse Rock TV show debuted.
The Sting and American Graffiti topped U.S. Box office sales.
The Most Popular TV show was "All in the Family."
The Miami Dolphins won Super Bowl VII.
1 Billion viewers tuned into Elvis Presley’s "Aloha From Hawaii" TV special.
Miss America was Terry Meeuwsen from DePere, WI!
Pulitzer Prize in Music:
- Music: "String Quartet No. 3", Elliot Carter
- Drama: "That Championship Season", Jason Miller
- Fiction: "The Optimist’s Daughter", Eudora Welty
Richard Nixon was President.
A Gallon of Gas cost $0.39.
A Dozen Eggs cost $0.41.
Skylab, the first American space station, was launched
The Honda Civic was introduced
Chicago’s Sears Tower was finished, becoming the world’s tallest building