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Friday October 5, 1973

US date format: 10/5/1973, UK date format: 5/10/1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cédric Villani and M. Ward. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Badlands, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
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Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Country: United States

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania

Country: United States

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Mean Streets

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Glenn Ford, Michael Burns, Dana Wynter, Jay Silverheels

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Beyond Atlantis

Directed by: Eddie Romero

Starring: Patrick Wayne, John Ashley, Leigh Christian, Sid Haig

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Directed by: John Singleton

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Written by: Tatsuo Yoshida

Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

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Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

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Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Spiro Guberina, Antun Nalis

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  • Signature of the European Patent Convention.

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In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

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The Onion Field

By: Joseph Wambaugh

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

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World Without End, Amen

By: Jimmy Breslin

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.

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Curse Of The Kings

By: Victoria Holt

For centuries the tombs of the Pharaos were haunted by a deadly curse. And when two eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond was certain that it was the curse at

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation



Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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