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Wednesday 12 December 1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reinard Wilson and Stanley Pritchett. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Sleeper, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander 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 30 days ?

Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School

Starring: Marshall Efron

Country: United States

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People

Starring: Michael Tilson Thomas

Country: United States

Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter

Starring: Brasse Brännström, Magnus Härenstam, Eva Remaeus, Tomas Löfdahl

Country: Sweden

The Terracotta Horse

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Papillon

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory

Country: United States

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The Last Detail

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young

Country: United States

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Serpico

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe

Country: United States

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The Holy Mountain

Directed by: Alexandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Canada begins selling Olympic coins ($5 and $10 silver coins).
  • San Diego files anti-trust against National League (stopping San Diego Padres move to Washington DC).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rose Mary Woods -- Dec. 10, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8361
  • Time: U.S. Energy Crisis

Books

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

The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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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 First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

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

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Videogames

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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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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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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