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Sunday 18 February 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claude Makelele and Shawn Estes. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Walking Tall, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Upper Crusts. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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Inside/Out

Country: United States

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The Wild, Wild World of Animals

Starring: William Conrad

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett

Country: United States

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Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Charles Nichols

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde

Country: United States

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The Pig Keeper's Daughter

Directed by: Bethel Buckalew

Starring: Terry Gibson, Peggy Church, Gina Paluzzi

Country: United States

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The Harder They Come

Directed by: Perry Henzell

Starring: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw

Country: United States

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Cries & Whispers

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 February 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Pompano Beach Golf Classic.
  • 54-kg octopus measuring 7 metres across captured in Hood Canal, Washington.
  • Belgian Emile Puttemans runs 3000 metre indoor record 7:39.2.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Clockwise fr. L-R: Ian Anderson, Roberta Flack, Harry Nilsson and Carole King
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8318
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Vietnam Cease-Fire -- Feb. 5, 1973

Books

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

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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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

By: Dr. Robert Atkins

The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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Rule Britannia

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this ominous novel of the future, Daphne du Maurier explores the implications of a political, economic, and military alliance between Britain and America.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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