Sunday December 09, 1973

US date format: 12/9/1973, UK date format: 9/12/1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 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 Rahat Khan and Fabio Artico. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. The Last Detail, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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Events

  • Pajama Game opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • Bruno Sammartino beats Stan Stasiak in New York, to become WWF champion.
  • Sunningdale Agreement in Northern Ireland.

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Movies

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The Last Detail

The Last Detail

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young, Clifton James

Country: United States of America

My Name is Nobody

My Name is Nobody

Directed by: Tonino Valerii

Starring: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

Country: United States of America

The Seven-Ups

The Seven-Ups

Directed by: Philip D'Antoni

Starring: Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Jerry Leon

Superdad

Superdad

Directed by: Vincent McEveety

Starring: Bob Crane, Kurt Russell, Barbara Rush, Joe Flynn

Sport Games on December 09, 1973

Sport Games on December 09, 1973


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 7 - 40
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 34 - 17
  • Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 42 - 28
  • Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 33
  • Miami Dolphins - Baltimore Colts : 3 - 16
See all American Football game results of December 09, 1973

TV Series

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Casshan

Casshan

Written by:

Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School

Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School

Starring: Marshall Efron

Country: United States of America

Days to next December 09

If December 09, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 9 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

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

The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin

World Without End, Amen

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Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

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 December 09, 1973?

On December 09, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 09, 1973?

On December 09, 1973 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 09, 1973?

On December 09, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 09, 1973?

On December 09, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 09, 1973?

On December 09, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 09, 1973?

On December 09, 1973 several famous people were born including, Fabio Artico, Rahat Khan, Vénuste Niyongabo.

What was the number one song in December 09, 1973?

The number one song in the week of December 09, 1973 was Top Of The World by Carpenters in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.

What were the top hits on December 09, 1973?

The top hits on December 09, 1973 were Top Of The World by Carpenters, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John, The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich in US and I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.


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