Monday August 06, 1973

US date format: 8/6/1973, UK date format: 6/8/1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vera Farmiga and Asia Carrera. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Westworld, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Bastian. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Westworld

Westworld

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold

Country: United States of America

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen

Country: United States of America

Heavy Traffic

Heavy Traffic

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova, Terri Haven

White Lightning

White Lightning

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins

Country: United States of America

Battle of the Amazons

Battle of the Amazons

Directed by: Alfonso Brescia

Starring: Lincoln Tate, Lucretia Love, Paola Tedesco, Mirta Miller

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Events

  • Roberto Clemente and Warren Spahn inducted into Hall of Fame

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

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

Black and Blue

Black and Blue

The New Treasure Hunt

The New Treasure Hunt

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing

The Summer Before The Dark

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Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.As

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper

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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

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 …

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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