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Saturday 17 March 1973

1973-03-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits. The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Crazies

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones

Country: United States

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The Long Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Elliott Gould, Baroness van Pallandt Nina, Sterling Hayden

Country: United States

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Fists of Fury

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien

Country: United States

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Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett

Country: United States

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Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Charles Nichols

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Lizzie Dripping

Starring: Tina Heath, Barbara Mitchell, Geoffrey Matthews, Sonia Dresdel

Country: United Kingdom

The Upper Crusts

Starring: Margaret Leighton, Charles Gray, Lalla Ward, Martin Neil

Country: United Kingdom

HBO Boxing

Starring: Jim Lampley, Larry Merchant, Michael Buffer, Harold Lederman

Country: United States

A Little Princess

Starring: Deborah Makepeace, Lesley Dunlop, Ruth Dunning, Alison Glennie

Country: United Kingdom

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Whoops Baghdad!

Starring: Frankie Howerd, Derek Francis, Hilary Pritchard, Anna Brett

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • St. Patrick Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday
  • Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge.
  • The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph Burst of Joy is taken, depicting a former prisoner of war being reunited with his family.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1973?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Europe -- Mar. 12, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8322
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carlos Castaneda -- Mar. 5, 1973

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...

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Once Is Not Enough

By: Jacqueline Susann

Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then ...

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Breakfast of Champions

By: Kurt Vonnegut

In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

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The Odessa File

By: Frederick Forsyth

The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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