Monday February 12, 1973

US date format: 2/12/1973, UK date format: 12/2/1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tara Strong and Brendon Mark Cameron in Pirongia. 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. Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lemonade Stand.
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Movies

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Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman, Wim van den Brink

Country: United States of America

Walking Tall

Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Country: United States of America

Don Juan (Or If Don Juan Were a Woman)

Don Juan (Or If Don Juan Were a Woman)

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hossein, Mathieu Carrière, Michèle Sand

Jory

Jory

Directed by: Jorge Fons

Starring: John Marley, B.J. Thomas, Robby Benson, Claudio Brook

The Train Robbers

The Train Robbers

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • Ohio becomes the first US state to post distances on signs in System International (Metric) units.

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TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Nacht der Prominenten

Nacht der Prominenten

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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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

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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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,

Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie

Elephants Can Remember

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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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.

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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