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Friday 19 October 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Tate and Shi Ting Wang. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Angie by The Rolling Stones. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okay S.I.R.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Lemonade Stand.
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 ?

Okay S.I.R.

Starring: Anneliese Uhlig, Anita Kupsch, Monika Peitsch

Ca smo na ovom svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Mia Sasso, Viktor Starcic

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Spiro Guberina, Antun Nalis

Oi emporoi ton ethnon

Starring: Maria Alkeou, Antonis Antoniou, Katerina Apostolou, Stavros Avdoulos

Country: Greece

Casshan

Written by: Tatsuo Yoshida

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

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Movies

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

Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States

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Badlands

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Mother and the Whore

Directed by: Jean Eustache

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franoise Lebrun

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ringo releases Photograph
  • US President Richard Nixon asks Congress for US$2.2 billion aid to Israel.
  • President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Middle East War -- Oct. 15, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8353
  • Time: Spiro Agnew on a tightrope.

Books

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

In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

In One Era

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The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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World Without End, Amen

By: Jimmy Breslin

Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

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Curse Of The Kings

By: Victoria Holt

For centuries the tombs of the Pharaos were haunted by a deadly curse. And when two eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond was certain that it was the curse at

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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

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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