Thursday February 08, 1973

US date format: 2/8/1973, UK date format: 8/2/1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 Eric Kresser and Michelle Brogan. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Jory, directed by Jorge Fons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • Jean Kerrs Finishing Touches, premieres in New York City
  • US Senate names seven members to investigate Watergate scandal.
  • Mushtaq and Asif Iqbal make 350 stand for fourth wicket versus New Zealand.

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Movies

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Jory

Jory

Directed by: Jorge Fons

Starring: John Marley, B.J. Thomas, Robby Benson, Claudio Brook

The Train Robbers

The Train Robbers

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson

Black Caesar

Black Caesar

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin

The World's Greatest Athlete

The World's Greatest Athlete

Directed by: Robert Scheerer

Starring: John Amos, Jan-Michael Vincent, Tim Conway, Roscoe Lee Browne

The Boss

The Boss

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Henry Silva, Richard Conte, Gianni Garko, Antonia Santilli

TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 7 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot

All Creatures Great And Small

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The classic multimillion copy bestsellerDelve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.For

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 Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and …

Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie

Elephants Can Remember

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

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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