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Sunday 17 June 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aurélie Filippetti and Louis Leterrier. In that special week of June people in US were listening to My Love by Paul McCartney. In UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits. The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Warship. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Hunter's Walk

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ewan Hooper, Davyd Harries, Duncan Preston, Charles Rea

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Exorcist

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair

Country: United States

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy

Country: United States

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The White Sun of the Desert

Directed by: Vladimir Motyl

Starring: Anatoli Kuznetsov, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze

Country: United States

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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States

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Sacrifice!

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Aurélie Filippetti: French politician and novelist of Italian descent, who has served as Minister of Culture and Communication since 16 May 2012.
  • Louis Leterrier: French film director of the 2008 movie, "The Incredible Hulk" and the 2010 version of "Clash of the Titans.
  • Krayzie Bone: American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony).
  • Christian Claudio: Puerto Rican martial artist and author.
  • Leander Paes: Indian tennis player and actor.
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Facts:
  • 1st du Maurier Golf Classic (La Canadienne): Jocelyne Bourassa
  • 73rd US Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Oakmont Country Club - Pennsylvania
  • Russian party leader Brezhnev visits US

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Secretariat -- June 11, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8335
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- June 4, 1973

Books

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

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 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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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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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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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

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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