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Saturday 17 November 1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Rehberg and Andreas ''Vintersorg'' Hedlund. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks. In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Westworld, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Space Race.
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 30 days ?

The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People

Starring: Michael Tilson Thomas

Country: United States

Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter

Starring: Brasse Brännström, Magnus Härenstam, Eva Remaeus, Tomas Löfdahl

Country: Sweden

The Terracotta Horse

Starring: Godfrey James, Kristine Howarth, Lindy Howard, Patrick Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Stülpner-Legende

Starring: Manfred Krug, Renate von Wangenheim, Ralph Borgwardt, Thomas Langhoff

The Tommy Cooper Hour

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Allan Cuthbertson, Tommy Godfrey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Westworld

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin

Country: United States

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Breezy

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: William Holden, Kay Lenz, Roger C. Carmel

Country: United States

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Malicious

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Alessandro Momo

Country: United States

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller

Country: United States

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Horror Express

Directed by: Gene Martin

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scott Rehberg: Tackle (New England Patriots).
  • Andreas ''Vintersorg'' Hedlund: Swedish singer (Vintersorg).
  • Sarah Devens: American college senior at Dartmouth and All-American athlete, found at 1:30 PM, 7/10/1995, dead from a gunshot to the head.
  • Andreas Hedlund: Swedish singer-songwriter and producer (Vintersorg Borknagar Cronian Fission Waterclime and Otyg).
  • Eli Marrero: Cuban-American baseball player coach and manager.
See other famous people born on 17 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Mirra Alfassa: ''The Mother'', Sri Aurobindo Ashram (Born 1878).
Facts:
  • Greek regime attacks students with tanks, 100s killed
  • Teri Garr plays role of a stripper on The Nurse
  • US President Richard Nixon tells Associated Press "...people have got to know whether or not their President is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook".
  • The Athens Polytechnic Uprising against the military regime ends in a bloodshed in the Greek capital.

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Books

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

The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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Alistair Cooke'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

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Breakfast of Champions

By: Kurt Vonnegut

In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

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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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Gotcha

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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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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