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Sunday 11 February 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 11, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Varg Vikernes and Jeon Do-yeon. 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 The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
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What the sky looked like on 11 February 1973

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


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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Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

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Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

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Nacht der Prominenten

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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1973 ?

  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
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  • 1st one-day international for Pakistan and New Zealand
  • 1st sub 17-min 1,500m female free style swim (Shane Gould 16m56.9s)
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic.
  • Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row.
  • Vietnam War: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam takes place.

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Planetary positions on this day

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

The Persian Boy

By: Mary Renault

“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

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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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Harry S. Truman

By: Margaret Truman

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

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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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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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