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Wednesday 5 December 1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Corissa Yasen and Lubos Motl. 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 Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1973 or at December 05 across the years.

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School

Starring: Marshall Efron

Country: United States

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People

Starring: Michael Tilson Thomas

Country: United States

Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter

Starring: Brasse Brännström, Magnus Härenstam, Eva Remaeus, Tomas Löfdahl

Country: Sweden

The Terracotta Horse

Starring: Godfrey James, Kristine Howarth, Lindy Howard, Patrick Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Last Detail

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young

Country: United States

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Serpico

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe

Country: United States

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The Holy Mountain

Directed by: Alexandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders

Country: United States

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Westworld

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin

Country: United States

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Breezy

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: William Holden, Kay Lenz, Roger C. Carmel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 05 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Watson-Watt: Scottish inventor and electronic engineer who developed the radio locator (the British equivalent of the American radar) , considered to be one of the most effective defense mechanisms against the German air strength during 1940 and World War II’s Battle of Britain.
Facts:
  • Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall
  • Paul McCartney releases Band on the Run album

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Books

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

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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Once Is Not Enough

By: Jacqueline Susann

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 ...

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Portrait Of A Marriage

By: Nigel Nicolson

Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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Alistair Cooke'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

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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

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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