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Thursday 8 February 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Brogan and Peter V. Brett. 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 Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
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Directed by: Jorge Fons

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

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The Train Robbers

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

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

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Black Caesar

Directed by: Larry Cohen

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

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The World's Greatest Athlete

Directed by: Robert Scheerer

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

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The Boss

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

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

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Die lieben Mitmenschen

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Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

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Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

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Nacht der Prominenten

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Historical Events

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  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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  • Jean Kerrs Finishing Touches, premieres in New York City
  • Senate names 7 members to investigate Watergate scandal
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1973 - Geocentric view

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Harry S. Truman

By: Margaret Truman

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

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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 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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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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