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Friday 6 April 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gina Yashere and Donnie Edwards. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Scarecrow, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lemmi und die Schmöker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or TREK73.
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TV Series

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

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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The Wild, Wild World of Animals

Starring: William Conrad

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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The Crazies

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones

Country: United States

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The Long Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Elliott Gould, Baroness van Pallandt Nina, Sterling Hayden

Country: United States

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Fists of Fury

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Harbor strike in Gent / Antwerp, Belgium
  • Indies troops invade Sikkim
  • Pioneer 11 launched toward Jupiter and Saturn
  • US launches Pioneer 11 to Jupiter and Saturn.
  • Yankee Ron Blomberg becomes 1st designated hitter, he walks

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Books

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

The Persian Boy

By: Mary Renault

“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

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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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The Sunlight Dialogues

By: John Gardner

John Gardner’s sweeping portrait of the collision of opposing philosophical perspectives in 1960s America, centering on the appearance of a mysterious stranger in a small upstate New York

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The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

By: John Godey

1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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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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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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