Monday December 03, 1973

US date format: 12/3/1973, UK date format: 3/12/1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 3, 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 Holly Marie Combs and Bruno Campos. 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. The Last Detail, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart 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

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Holidays

  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus

Events

  • Pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet) [Dec 4-GMT]
  • Pioneer program: Pioneer 10 sends back the first close-up images of Jupiter.

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Movies

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The Last Detail

The Last Detail

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young, Clifton James

Country: United States of America

My Name is Nobody

My Name is Nobody

Directed by: Tonino Valerii

Starring: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

Country: United States of America

The Seven-Ups

The Seven-Ups

Directed by: Philip D'Antoni

Starring: Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Jerry Leon

Superdad

Superdad

Directed by: Vincent McEveety

Starring: Bob Crane, Kurt Russell, Barbara Rush, Joe Flynn

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Sport Games on December 03, 1973

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NFL

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Miami Dolphins : 26 - 30
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TV Series

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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 03

If December 03, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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 First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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


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