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Monday May 14, 1973

US date format: 5/14/1973, UK date format: 14/5/1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Natalie Appleton. In that special week of May people in US were listening to You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cheri. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado

Country: United States

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Emperor of the North

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner

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The Big Feast

Directed by: Marco Ferreri

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Ugo Tognazzi

Country: United States

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Girls Are for Loving

Directed by: Don Schain

Starring: Cheri Caffaro, Timothy Brown, Sheila Leighton, Scott Ellsworth

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Day for Night

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stephen Frears

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Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

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That's Life!

The Up and Down, in and Out, Round About Man

La vie du bon côté

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1973 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Gebser: German-Polish philosopher, poet and linguist.
  • Skylab launched, the first Space Station.
  • Gold hits record US$102.50 an ounce in London, England.
  • US Supreme court approves equal rights to females in military.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1973 - Geocentric view

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

The Matlock Paper

By: Robert Ludlum

The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

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The Implosion Conspiracy

By: Louis Nizer

Out of Print Collectible Hardcover Fiction

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The Sunlight Dialogues

By: John Gardner

John Gardner’s sweeping portrait of the collision of opposing philosophical perspectives in 1960s America, centering on the appearance of a mysterious stranger in a small upstate New York

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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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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



Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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