Thursday March 01, 1973

US date format: 3/1/1973, UK date format: 1/3/1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jack Davenport and Chris Webber. 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 Long Goodbye, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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Events

  • Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
  • Robyn Smith becomes first female jockey to win a major race.

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Movies

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The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Country: United States of America

The National Health

The National Health

Directed by: Jack Gold

Starring: Lynn Redgrave, Colin Blakely, Eleanor Bron, Donald Sinden

Themroc

Themroc

Directed by: Claude Faraldo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Béatrice Romand, Marilù Tolo, Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Those Dirty Dogs

Those Dirty Dogs

Directed by: Giuseppe Rosati

Starring: Gianni Garko, Stephen Boyd, Howard Ross, Simón Andreu

Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman, Wim van den Brink

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Nacht der Prominenten

Nacht der Prominenten

El gran circo de TVE

El gran circo de TVE

Je später der Abend...

Je später der Abend...

Days to next March 01

If March 01, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 6 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot

All Creatures Great And Small

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The classic multimillion copy bestsellerDelve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.For

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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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 …

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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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,

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation


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