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Thursday 9 August 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James McKeehan and Jay Hagood. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. White Lightning, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Match Game 73

Starring: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Country: United States

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Warship

Starring: David Savile, Andrew Burt, James Cosmo, John Lee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hunter's Walk

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ewan Hooper, Davyd Harries, Duncan Preston, Charles Rea

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Catch Kandy

Starring: Jacqueline Foley, Colin Hughes, Lynn James, Bob Lee

Country: Australia

Neues vom Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth, Karin Buchholz, Käte Jaenicke, Heidi Kabel

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

White Lightning

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

Country: United States

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American Graffiti

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat

Country: United States

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40 Carats

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Live and Let Die

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dean Corll: Shot, he raped and killed 26 boys.
  • Charlie Daniels: American musician, songwriter, guitarist, violinist and vocalist.
Facts:
  • Henry McCullough and Denny Seiwell quit Wings
  • USSR launches Mars 7.

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Books

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

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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The Matlock Paper

By: Robert Ludlum

The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

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Facing The Lions

By: Tom Wicker

Rich Morgan, Washington bureau chief for a major national newspaper, flies south for Senator Hunt Anderson's funeral. In trying to draw together the strands of trust, love, and betrayal that had

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Breakfast of Champions

By: Kurt Vonnegut

In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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