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Friday 9 November 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nick Lachey and Fred Lindberg. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks. In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Malicious, directed by Salvatore Samperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Terracotta Horse. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Alessandro Momo

Country: United States

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller

Country: United States

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Horror Express

Directed by: Gene Martin

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza

Country: United States

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Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Terracotta Horse

Starring: Godfrey James, Kristine Howarth, Lindy Howard, Patrick Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Manfred Krug, Renate von Wangenheim, Ralph Borgwardt, Thomas Langhoff

The Tommy Cooper Hour

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Allan Cuthbertson, Tommy Godfrey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Okay S.I.R.

Starring: Anneliese Uhlig, Anita Kupsch, Monika Peitsch

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Spiro Guberina, Antun Nalis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 1973 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
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  • Government De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support
  • Ringo releases Ringo album
  • Fire at Taiyo department store, kills 101 and injures 84 (Kumamoto, Japan).

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

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

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Once Is Not Enough

By: Jacqueline Susann

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 ...

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The Making Of The President 1972

By: Theodore H. White

“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.

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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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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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