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Sunday 16 September 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Vinokourov and Clint Peay. 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. The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Kriminalerzählung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Big Feast

Directed by: Marco Ferreri

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret

Country: United States

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Day for Night

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franois Truffaut

Country: United States

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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake

Country: United States

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Bang the Drum Slowly

Directed by: John Hancock

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Robert De Niro, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Enter the Dragon

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Die Kriminalerzählung

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

The Evil Touch

Starring: Anthony Quayle

Country: Australia

Calucci's Department

Written by: Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor

Starring: Candice Azzara, James Coco, Jack Fletcher, Bill Lazarus

Country: United States

It Pays to Be Ignorant

Starring: Joe Flynn, Billy Baxter, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jay Stewart

Country: United States

Mission: Magic!

Starring: Rick Springfield, Howard Morris, Erika Scheimer, Lane Scheimer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1973 ?

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Desert Song closes at Uris Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open

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Sport Games on 16 September 1973

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 62 - 7
  • Baltimore Colts - Cleveland Browns : 14 - 24
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 31 - 13
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Denver Broncos : 10 - 28
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bobby Riggs -- Sep. 10, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8348
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Kissinger -- Sep. 3, 1973


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

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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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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The Sovereign State Of Itt

By: Anthony Sampson

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

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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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

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