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Thursday 19 April 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrice Estanguet and George Gregan. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pistruiatul. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha 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 ?

Soylent Green

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

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

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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Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan

Country: United States

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Sisters

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning

Country: United States

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The Crazies

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrice Estanguet: French canoe-kayak athlete, he is the winner of a bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympics in the one-man canoe 7/28/1996.
  • George Gregan: Zambian-Australian rugby player and coach.
  • Alessio Scarpi: Italian footballer.
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Facts:
  • Barbra Streisand records Between Yesterday & Tomorrow
  • Steinbrenner replaces Mike Burke with Gabe Paul as Yankee President

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Sam Ervin -- Apr. 16, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8327
  • Time: Food Prices: The Big Beef

Books

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

The Sunlight Dialogues

By: John Gardner

John Gardner’s sweeping portrait of the collision of opposing philosophical perspectives in 1960s America, centering on the appearance of a mysterious stranger in a small upstate New York

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All Creatures Great And Small

By: James Herriot

The classic multimillion copy bestsellerDelve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.For

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The Persian Boy

By: Mary Renault

“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

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The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

By: John Godey

1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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