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Wednesday 18 July 1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. Live and Let Die, directed by Guy Hamilton, 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 Hunter's Walk. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Live and Let Die

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour

Country: United States

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40 Carats

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Playtime

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maiden

Country: United States

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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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What the sky looked like on 18 July 1973

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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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Warship

Starring: David Savile, Andrew Burt, James Cosmo, John Lee

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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Pistruiatul

Starring: Florin Tanase, Haralambie Boros, Ion Dichiseanu, Cornelia Lazar Turianu

Country: Romania

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Match Game 73

Starring: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jack Hawkins: Actor (Ben Hur, Ben-Four Just Men), dies at 62.

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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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Facing The Lions

By: Tom Wicker

Rich Morgan, Washington bureau chief for a major national newspaper, flies south for Senator Hunt Anderson's funeral. In trying to draw together the strands of trust, love, and betrayal that had

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Serpico

By: Peter Maas

The 1960s was a time of social and generational upheaval felt with particular intensity in the melting pot of New York City.

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The Implosion Conspiracy

By: Louis Nizer

Out of Print Collectible Hardcover Fiction

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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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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

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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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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