Monday April 02, 1973

US date format: 4/2/1973, UK date format: 2/4/1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Roselyn Sanchez and Dmitry Lipartov. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
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Events

  • ITT pleads guilty to asking CIA to affect Chilean President election
  • CBS radio begins on-hour news 24 hours a day.
  • International Telephone And Telegraph pleads guilty to asking US Central Intelligence Agency to affect Chilean presidential election.
  • Launch of the LexisNexis computerized legal research service.
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Movies

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Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

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

Country: United States of America

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth

Country: United States of America

Scorpio

Scorpio

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos

Female Vampire

Female Vampire

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn

High Plains Drifter

High Plains Drifter

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

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

Country: United States of America

Fû-un Lion Maru

Fû-un Lion Maru

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Days to next April 02

If April 02, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 5 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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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

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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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 …

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 Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

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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