Friday September 14, 1973

US date format: 9/14/1973, UK date format: 14/9/1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Nas (rapper) and Andrew Lincoln. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, 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 Adam's Rib. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.

Events

  • Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
  • Indianapolis is awarded a WHA franchise.
  • US President Richard Nixon signs into law a measure lifting pro football's blackout.

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Movies

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Charley Varrick

Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr, Andrew Robinson

Country: United States of America

Hit!

Hit!

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton, Gwen Welles

Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga

Directed by: Corrado Farina

Starring: Carroll Baker, George Eastman, Isabelle De Funès, Ely Galleani

One Way

One Way

Directed by: Jorge Darnell

Starring: Mimsy Farmer, Fernando Rey, Sergio Jiménez, Luigi Pistilli

Horror High

Horror High

Directed by: Larry N. Stouffer

Starring: Pat Cardi, Austin Stoker, Rosie Holotik, John Niland

TV Series

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Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Der Bastian

Der Bastian

Helen: A Woman of Today

Helen: A Woman of Today

Die Kriminalerzählung

Die Kriminalerzählung

Starring: Eric Pohlmann, Walter Jokisch, Renate Küster, Herta Fahrenkrog

Needles and Pins

Needles and Pins

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 1 month, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar

Laughing All The Way

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Barbara Howar was temporarily head of Washington D.C. socialites in the 1960s until President Johnson was cautioned to tame down the parties.

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.

World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin

World Without End, Amen

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Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

The Sovereign State Of Itt by Anthony Sampson

The Sovereign State Of Itt

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A splendid survey of Britain today, a swiftly moving account of the men and institutions running England. Sampson gives a picture of Britain today hardly available from any other source, and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 14, 1973?

On September 14, 1973 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is September 14, 1973?

On September 14, 1973 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 14, 1973?

On September 14, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 14, 1973?

On September 14, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 14, 1973?

On September 14, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 14, 1973?

On September 14, 1973 several famous people were born including, Nas (rapper), Andrew Lincoln, Vincent Cespedes.

What was the number one song in September 14, 1973?

The number one song in the week of September 14, 1973 was Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy in US and Young Love by Donny Osmond in UK.

What were the top hits on September 14, 1973?

The top hits on September 14, 1973 were Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy, Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye, Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose by Dawn in US and Young Love by Donny Osmond, Angel Fingers by Wizzard, Dancing On A Saturday Night by Barry Blue in UK.


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