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Thursday 11 October 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Takeshi Kaneshiro and Linda Hardy. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Paper Chase, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ca smo na ovon svitu.... If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman

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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Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Mother and the Whore

Directed by: Jean Eustache

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franoise Lebrun

Country: United States

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Mean Streets

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

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

Ca smo na ovom svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Mia Sasso, Viktor Starcic

Oi emporoi ton ethnon

Starring: Maria Alkeou, Antonis Antoniou, Katerina Apostolou, Stavros Avdoulos

Country: Greece


Written by: Tatsuo Yoshida

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

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Kure kure takora

Written by: Osamu Isono

Starring: Yoshiko Ohta, Osamu Saka

Country: Japan

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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1973?

  • Time: Spiro Agnew on a tightrope.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8352
  • Time: Republican Attorney General Elliot Richardson, Spiro Agnew, Richard Nixon, Henry Petersen, chief of


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

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

By: Dr. Robert Atkins

The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

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World Without End, Amen

By: Jimmy Breslin

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.

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By: Howard Cosell

book club edition, slightly cocked

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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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

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