Sunday June 17, 1973

US date format: 6/17/1973, UK date format: 17/6/1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Dillinger, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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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.

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Dillinger

Dillinger

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Michelle Phillips, Cloris Leachman

One Little Indian

One Little Indian

Directed by: Bernard McEveety

Starring: James Garner, Vera Miles, Pat Hingle, Morgan Woodward

Blume in Love

Blume in Love

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: George Segal, Susan Anspach, Kris Kristofferson, Marsha Mason

Showdown

Showdown

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Rock Hudson, Dean Martin, Susan Clark, Donald Moffat

Coffy

Coffy

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott

TV Series

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Love Thy Neighbor

Love Thy Neighbor

Directed by: Jordi Bachs

Praise the Lord

Praise the Lord

Directed by: Cyrus Tarlue

Cheri

Cheri

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Sam

Sam

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 3 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

The World Of Apples by John Cheever

The World Of Apples

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A collection of humorous stories by the American writer focusing on the values, inhibitions, and dreams of man

Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar

Laughing All The Way

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

The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald

Sleeping Beauty

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In Sleeping Beauty, Lew Archer finds himself the confidant of a wealthy, violent family with a load of trouble on their hands--including an oil spill, a missing girl, a lethal dose

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 17, 1973?

On June 17, 1973 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is June 17, 1973?

On June 17, 1973 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 17, 1973?

On June 17, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 1973?

On June 17, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 1973?

On June 17, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 17, 1973?

On June 17, 1973 several famous people were born including, Aurélie Filippetti, Louis Leterrier, Mark Umbers

What was the number one song in June 17, 1973?

The number one song in the week of June 17, 1973 was My Love by Paul McCartney in US and Can The Can by Suzi Quatro in UK

What were the top hits on June 17, 1973?

The top hits on June 17, 1973 were My Love by Paul McCartney, Playground In My Mind by Clint Holmes, Pillow Talk by Sylvia in US and Can The Can by Suzi Quatro, Rubber Bullets by 10cc, See My Baby Jive by Wizzard in UK


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