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Wednesday August 15, 1973

US date format: 8/15/1973, UK date format: 15/8/1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Willard and Adnan Sami. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. The Lonely Woman, directed by Francisco Rovira Beleta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Bastian. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Gotcha.
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Movies

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The Lonely Woman

Directed by: Francisco Rovira Beleta

Starring: Renaud Verley, Gina Lollobrigida, Danielle Darrieux, Concha Velasco

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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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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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Why Don't You Just Switch Off Your Television Set and Go and Do Something Less Boring Instead?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Black September group kills three, wounds 55 in Athens, Greece.
  • Vietnam War: The United States bombing of Cambodia ends.
  • The U.S. bombing of Cambodia ends, officially halting 12 years of combat activity in Southeast Asia.

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Books

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

Once Is Not Enough

By: Jacqueline Susann

Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

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Laughing All The Way

By: Barbara Howar

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

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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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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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