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Sunday 20 May 1973

1973-05-20

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann 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 months ?

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States

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Sacrifice!

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara

Country: United States

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The Day of the Jackal

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair

Country: United States

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Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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High Plains Drifter

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Country: United Kingdom

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Villa Alegre

Starring: Linda Dangcil, Hector Elias, Joaquin Garay III, Maria Grimm

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eleonora Benfatto: Italian Beauty Queen, Miss Italy of 1989.
  • Samuele Papi: Italian volleyball player, a Bronze Medal winner with the Italian Men's team at the Atlanta Olympics, 8/04/1996.
  • Elsa Lunghini: French singer-actress of Italian descent, born to Georges Lunghini, composer, and to Christiane, painter, Marlène Jobert's sister.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 2 Gentlemen of Verona closes at St. James Theater NYC after 613 performances
  • 25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family and Mary Tyler Moore
  • Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational.
  • In Los Angeles, California, the 25th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Johnny Carson.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: President Nixon -- May 14, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8331
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Georg Solti -- May 7, 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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