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Friday 18 May 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chantal Kreviazuk and Donyell Marshall. In that special week of May people in US were listening to You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. The Day of the Jackal, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Life And Death Of Adolf Hitler by Robert Payne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Picture of Katherine Mansfield. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Space Race.
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Movies

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

The Day of the Jackal

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair

Country: United States

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Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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High Plains Drifter

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill

Country: United States

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Soylent Green

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young

Country: United States

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Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 18 May 1973

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TV Series

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

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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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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Catch Kandy

Starring: Jacqueline Foley, Colin Hughes, Lynn James, Bob Lee

Country: Australia

Neues vom Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth, Karin Buchholz, Käte Jaenicke, Heidi Kabel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1973 ?

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Facts:
  • Russian party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany.
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Dotty Fothergill.
  • Cod War: Joseph Godber, British Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, announces that Royal Navy frigates will protect British trawlers fishing in the disputed 50-mile limit round Iceland.

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Books

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The Life And Death Of Adolf Hitler

By: Robert Payne

The gripping drama of the evil genius who almost conquered the world...Compulsive Reading!. It moves the image of Hitler from caricature to believable person....

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Once Is Not Enough

By: Jacqueline Susann

Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then ...

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Journey To Ixtlan

By: Carlos Casteneda

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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 ?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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