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Sunday 17 June 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1973). 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. Dillinger, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or Lunar Lander.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1973

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Movies

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

Dillinger

Directed by: John Milius

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

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One Little Indian

Directed by: Bernard McEveety

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

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Blume in Love

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

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

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Showdown

Directed by: George Seaton

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

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Coffy

Directed by: Jack Hill

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

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TV Series

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

Love Thy Neighbor

Directed by: Jordi Bachs

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Praise the Lord

Directed by: Cyrus Tarlue

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Cheri

Directed by: Stephen Frears

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Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

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Sam

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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.
  • Mark Umbers
  • Krayzie Bone: American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony).
  • Christian Claudio: Puerto Rican martial artist and author.
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1973 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Implosion Conspiracy

By: Louis Nizer

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Sleeping Beauty

By: Ross MacDonald

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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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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Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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