Sunday December 02, 1973

US date format: 12/2/1973, UK date format: 2/12/1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Michaël Youn and Monica Seles. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 02, 1973?


Holidays

  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana

Events

  • Capital Centre (USAir Arena) in Washington DC opens
  • US Air Arena opens in Landover, Maryland, Baltimore Bullets beat Seattle Supersonics, 98-96.
  • 62nd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (5-0).

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Movies

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Serpico

Serpico

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Country: United States of America

The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man

Directed by: Robin Hardy

Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland

Country: United States of America

Salut l'artiste

Salut l'artiste

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Françoise Fabian, Jean Rochefort, Evelyne Buyle

Immoral Tales

Immoral Tales

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra, Paloma Picasso

Country: United States of America

I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse

I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse

Directed by: Fernando Arrabal

Starring: Emmanuelle Riva, George Shannon, Hachemi Marzouk, Marco Perrin

Sport Games on December 02, 1973

Sport Games on December 02, 1973


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - New York Jets : 17 - 20
  • Buffalo Bills - Atlanta Falcons : 17 - 6
  • Cleveland Browns - Kansas City Chiefs : 20 - 20
  • Dallas Cowboys - Denver Broncos : 22 - 10
  • Detroit Lions - St. Louis Cardinals : 20 - 16
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Days to next December 02

If December 02, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 9 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh

The Onion Field

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This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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 …

World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin

World Without End, Amen

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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.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 02, 1973?

On December 02, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 02, 1973?

On December 02, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 02, 1973?

On December 02, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 02, 1973?

On December 02, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 02, 1973?

On December 02, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 02, 1973?

On December 02, 1973 several famous people were born including, Michaël Youn, Monica Seles, Jan Ullrich.

What was the number one song in December 02, 1973?

The number one song in the week of December 02, 1973 was Top Of The World by Carpenters in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.

What were the top hits on December 02, 1973?

The top hits on December 02, 1973 were Top Of The World by Carpenters, Photograph by Ringo Starr, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.


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