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Monday 15 October 1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Franck Thilliez and Susannah Kate Pryde. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Angie by The Rolling Stones. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ca smo na ovom svitu.... If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Space Race.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Mother and the Whore

Directed by: Jean Eustache

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franoise Lebrun

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Ca smo na ovom svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Mia Sasso, Viktor Starcic

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Spiro Guberina, Antun Nalis

Oi emporoi ton ethnon

Starring: Maria Alkeou, Antonis Antoniou, Katerina Apostolou, Stavros Avdoulos

Country: Greece


Written by: Tatsuo Yoshida

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

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Kure kure takora

Written by: Osamu Isono

Starring: Yoshiko Ohta, Osamu Saka

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1973 ?

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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  • 7th Country Music Association Award: Roy Clark wins
  • Tanks attack Thailand demonstrating students, 300 killed

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Sport Games on 15 October 1973

American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - Cleveland Browns : 17 - 9
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1973?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Middle East War -- Oct. 15, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8353
  • Time: Spiro Agnew on a tightrope.


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

The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

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.

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World Without End, Amen

By: Jimmy Breslin

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.

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Curse Of The Kings

By: Victoria Holt

For centuries the tombs of the Pharaos were haunted by a deadly curse. And when two eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond was certain that it was the curse at

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation



Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

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