Wednesday January 03, 1973

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Dan Harmon and Paula Knoll in Moorhead. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Last Tango in Paris, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dead of Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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Events

  • George Steinbrenner III buys New York Yankees from CBS for US$12 million.

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Movies

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Last Tango in Paris

Last Tango in Paris

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi, Giovanna Galletti

Country: United States of America

Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James T. Callahan

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook

Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina

Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina

Directed by: Marco Bellocchio

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Fabio Garriba, Carla Tatò, Jacques Herlin

Wedding in White

Wedding in White

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Carol Kane, Doris Petrie, Leo Phillips

TV Series

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Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Days to next January 03

If January 03, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 8 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 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,

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 …

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.

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and …

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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