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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 Fire In The Lake by Frances Fitzgerald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1973

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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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TV Series

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The Bobby Darin Show

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

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1973 ?

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

Fire In The Lake

By: Frances Fitzgerald

This landmark work, based on Frances FitzGerald's own research and travels, takes us inside Vietnam-into the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages and the corrupt crowded cities, into the conflicts between Communists and anti-Communists,

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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 Odessa File

By: Frederick Forsyth

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,

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All Creatures Great And Small

By: James Herriot

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation



Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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