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Saturday 6 October 1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ioan Gruffudd and Jeff Davis. 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 Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ca smo na ovom svitu.... If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Ca smo na ovom svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Mia Sasso, Viktor Starcic

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

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

Oi emporoi ton ethnon

Starring: Maria Alkeou, Antonis Antoniou, Katerina Apostolou, Stavros Avdoulos

Country: Greece

Casshan

Written by: Tatsuo Yoshida

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

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Kure kure takora

Written by: Osamu Isono

Starring: Yoshiko Ohta, Osamu Saka

Country: Japan

Movies

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

Badlands

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Mother and the Whore

Directed by: Jean Eustache

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franoise Lebrun

Country: United States

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Mean Streets

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval

Country: United States

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The Big Feast

Directed by: Marco Ferreri

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret

Country: United States

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Day for Night

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franois Truffaut

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Yom Kippur War begins as Syria and Egypt attack Israel
  • Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1973?

  • Time: Republican Attorney General Elliot Richardson, Spiro Agnew, Richard Nixon, Henry Petersen, chief of
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8351
  • Esquire

Books

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

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 Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

In One Era

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The Making Of The President 1972

By: Theodore H. White

“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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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


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