Saturday October 06, 1973

US date format: 10/6/1973, UK date format: 6/10/1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 6, 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 Ioan Gruffudd and Christel Pascal-Saioni. 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 TREK73 or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Badlands

Badlands

Directed by: Terrence Malick

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

Country: United States of America

Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

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

Country: United States of America

Mean Streets

Mean Streets

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

Country: United States of America

Santee

Santee

Directed by: Gary Nelson

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

Beyond Atlantis

Beyond Atlantis

Directed by: Eddie Romero

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

TV Series

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Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

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

Days to next October 06

If October 06, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson

In One Era And Out The Other

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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.

The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh

The Onion Field

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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

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.

The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 06, 1973?

On October 06, 1973 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 06, 1973?

On October 06, 1973 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 06, 1973?

On October 06, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 06, 1973?

On October 06, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 06, 1973?

On October 06, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 06, 1973?

On October 06, 1973 several famous people were born including, Ioan Gruffudd, Christel Pascal-Saioni, Anna Gomis.

Which famous people died on October 06, 1973?

Famous people died on October 06, 1973 include, Arnold Maria Walter, Dennis Price, Francois Cevert.

What was the number one song in October 06, 1973?

The number one song in the week of October 06, 1973 was Half-Breed by Cher in US and Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra in UK.

What were the top hits on October 06, 1973?

The top hits on October 06, 1973 were Half-Breed by Cher, Loves Me Like A Rock by Paul Simon, Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye in US and Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra, Daydreamer / Puppy Song by David Cassidy, My Friend Stan by Slade in UK.


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