Friday November 09, 1973

US date format: 11/9/1973, UK date format: 9/11/1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Nick Lachey and Belen Esteban. 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. A Delicate Balance, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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)
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid

The Don Is Dead

The Don Is Dead

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Frederic Forrest, Robert Forster, Al Lettieri

Sixteen

Sixteen

Directed by: Lawrence Dobkin

Starring: Mercedes McCambridge, Ford Rainey, Maidie Norman, John Lozier

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Country: United States of America

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

The Terracotta Horse

The Terracotta Horse

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next November 09

If November 09, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 10 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

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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.

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

In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson

In One Era And Out The Other

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The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

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 …

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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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.

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 November 09, 1973?

On November 09, 1973 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is November 09, 1973?

On November 09, 1973 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 09, 1973?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 09, 1973?

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

Which famous people are born on November 09, 1973?

On November 09, 1973 several famous people were born including, Nick Lachey, Gabrielle Miller, Belen Esteban.

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

The number one song in the week of November 09, 1973 was Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks in US and Let Me In by The Osmonds in UK.

What were the top hits on November 09, 1973?

The top hits on November 09, 1973 were Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks, Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips, Angie by The Rolling Stones in US and Let Me In by The Osmonds, Daydreamer / Puppy Song by David Cassidy, I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter in UK.


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