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Sunday 12 August 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Latasha Byears and Moses Ware. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Enter the Dragon, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Breakfast Of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Match Game 73

Starring: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Country: United States

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Warship

Starring: David Savile, Andrew Burt, James Cosmo, John Lee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hunter's Walk

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ewan Hooper, Davyd Harries, Duncan Preston, Charles Rea

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Villa Alegre

Starring: Linda Dangcil, Hector Elias, Joaquin Garay III, Maria Grimm

Country: United States

Movies

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

Enter the Dragon

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly

Country: United States

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White Lightning

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

Country: United States

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American Graffiti

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat

Country: United States

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40 Carats

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1973 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Karl Ziegler: German chemist and co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963 for discovery of polyethylene plastics.
Facts:
  • WPBA National Championship won by Betty Morris
  • Betty Burfeindt wins LPGA Child and Family Service Golf Opens
  • 55th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 277 at Canterbury - Cleveland

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Books

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

The Odessa File

By: Frederick Forsyth

The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

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Breakfast of Champions

By: Kurt Vonnegut

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.

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

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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