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Sunday August 12, 1973

US date format: 8/12/1973, UK date format: 12/8/1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalia París and Richard Reid. 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. Westworld, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Bastian. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
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Movies

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

Westworld

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold

Country: United States of America

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Heavy Traffic

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova, Terri Haven

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White Lightning

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins

Country: United States of America

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Battle of the Amazons

Directed by: Alfonso Brescia

Starring: Lincoln Tate, Lucretia Love, Paola Tedesco, Mirta Miller

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American Graffiti

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Der Bastian

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Love Thy Neighbor

Directed by: Jordi Bachs

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Praise the Lord

Directed by: Cyrus Tarlue

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Black and Blue

The New Treasure Hunt

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1973 ?

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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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Planetary positions on August 12, 1973 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Summer Before The Dark

By: Doris Lessing

Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.As

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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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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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.


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