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Friday 4 May 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Martinez in Dallas and Edward Hervey. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. 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 Neues vom Kleinstadtbahnhof. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Little Princess

Starring: Deborah Makepeace, Lesley Dunlop, Ruth Dunning, Alison Glennie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Bobby Darin Show

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

Country: United States

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Schoolhouse Rock!

Starring: Jack Sheldon

Country: United States

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Inside/Out

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

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

Country: United States

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High Plains Drifter

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill

Country: United States

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Soylent Green

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young

Country: United States

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Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan

Country: United States

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Sisters

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 04 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Jane Bowles: American writer and playwright (Born 1917).
Facts:
  • 1st TV network female nudity-Steambath (PBS) - Valerie Perrine
  • Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings
  • Wings release Red Rose Speedway in the UK
  • Patriarch Shenuda II of Kopitisch church visits the Pope.
  • First US TV network female nudity-Steambath (PBS)- Valerie Perrine.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1973?

  • Esquire
  • Playboy
  • Time: Richard M. Nixon (C), & clockwise fr. top L: James McCord Jr., Jeb Stuart Magruder, H.R. Haldema

Books

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

The Best And The Brightest

By: David Halberstam

"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

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The Matlock Paper

By: Robert Ludlum

The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

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The Implosion Conspiracy

By: Louis Nizer

Out of Print Collectible Hardcover Fiction

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Journey To Ixtlan

By: Carlos Casteneda

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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