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Thursday 1 November 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aishwarya Rai and Assia (singer). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tommy Cooper Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller

Country: United States

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Horror Express

Directed by: Gene Martin

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza

Country: United States

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Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States

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The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Tommy Cooper Hour

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Allan Cuthbertson, Tommy Godfrey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Okay S.I.R.

Starring: Anneliese Uhlig, Anita Kupsch, Monika Peitsch

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Spiro Guberina, Antun Nalis

Ca smo na ovom svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Mia Sasso, Viktor Starcic

Oi emporoi ton ethnon

Starring: Maria Alkeou, Antonis Antoniou, Katerina Apostolou, Stavros Avdoulos

Country: Greece

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1973 ?

  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
  • Aishwarya Rai: Indian film actress and model, also known under her married name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
  • Assia (singer)
  • Mariya Poroshina
  • Geoff Horsfield: English footballer and manager.
  • Linda Forry: American politician on the rise, Linda Dorcena Forry won a chance to bid on Tom Finneran's old house seat in the primary election held in Boston, MA on March 15, 2005.
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  • Molly opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
  • The Indian state of Mysore is renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu.
  • Pan Am cargo flight 160, a Boeing 707-321C, crashes at Logan International Airport, Boston, killing 3 people.
  • Mariner program: NASA launches ''Mariner 10'' toward Mercury (on March 29, 1974 it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet).

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

In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

In One Era

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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World Without End, Amen

By: Jimmy Breslin

Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

By: Dr. Robert Atkins

The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

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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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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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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

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