Thursday July 05, 1973

US date format: 7/5/1973, UK date format: 5/7/1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Róisín Murphy and Michael Sykora. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. Treasure Island, directed by Hal Sutherland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Bastian. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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Events

  • Live & Let Die, James Bond film premieres
  • Maj General Juvenal Habyarimana becomes President of Rwanda
  • Rwanda military coup under General Major Habyalimana
  • Isle of Man begins issuing their own postage stamps.
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Movies

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Directed by: Hal Sutherland

Starring: Richard Dawson, Davy Jones, Dal McKennon, Larry D. Mann

Cleopatra Jones

Cleopatra Jones

Directed by: Jack Starrett

Starring: Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Brenda Sykes, Antonio Fargas

Lady Ice

Lady Ice

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jennifer O'Neill, Robert Duvall, Patrick Magee

Oklahoma Crude

Oklahoma Crude

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: George C. Scott, Faye Dunaway, John Mills, Jack Palance

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Steven Keats

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TV Series

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Der Bastian

Der Bastian

Love Thy Neighbor

Love Thy Neighbor

Directed by: Jordi Bachs

Praise the Lord

Praise the Lord

Directed by: Cyrus Tarlue

Cheri

Cheri

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Days to next July 05

If July 05, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 2 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 15 days.
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Books

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Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar

Laughing All The Way

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Barbara Howar was temporarily head of Washington D.C. socialites in the 1960s until President Johnson was cautioned to tame down the parties.

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of …

Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald

Sleeping Beauty

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In Sleeping Beauty, Lew Archer finds himself the confidant of a wealthy, violent family with a load of trouble on their hands--including an oil spill, a missing girl, a lethal dose

Law And Order by Dorothy Uhnak

Law And Order

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A tough Irish cop. A prostitute. A massive cover-up that stretches to the highest levels of law enforcement . . .

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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