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Friday 16 February 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cathy Freeman in Mackay and James Young. 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. Walking Tall, directed by Phil Karlson, 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 HBO Boxing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Little Princess

Starring: Deborah Makepeace, Lesley Dunlop, Ruth Dunning, Alison Glennie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Bobby Darin Show

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

Country: United States

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Schoolhouse Rock!

Starring: Jack Sheldon

Country: United States

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Inside/Out

Country: United States

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The Wild, Wild World of Animals

Starring: William Conrad

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett

Country: United States

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Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Charles Nichols

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde

Country: United States

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The Pig Keeper's Daughter

Directed by: Bethel Buckalew

Starring: Terry Gibson, Peggy Church, Gina Paluzzi

Country: United States

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The Harder They Come

Directed by: Perry Henzell

Starring: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw

Country: United States

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Cries & Whispers

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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Facts:
  • WI vs. Australia at Kingston, 1st time since 1955 without Sobers
  • The Court of Appeal of England and Wales rules that the ''Sunday Times'' can publish articles on Thalidomide and Distillers Company, despite ongoing legal actions by parents (the decision is overturned in July by the House of Lords).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1973?

  • Time: Clockwise fr. L-R: Ian Anderson, Roberta Flack, Harry Nilsson and Carole King
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8318
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Vietnam Cease-Fire -- Feb. 5, 1973

Books

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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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...

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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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I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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