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Wednesday 19 September 1973

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Porato and Delphine Racinet. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Making Of The President 1972 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Kriminalerzählung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Big Feast

Directed by: Marco Ferreri

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret

Country: United States

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Day for Night

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Laud, Franois Truffaut

Country: United States

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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake

Country: United States

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Bang the Drum Slowly

Directed by: John Hancock

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Robert De Niro, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Enter the Dragon

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Die Kriminalerzählung

Starring: Eric Pohlmann, Walter Jokisch, Renate Küster, Herta Fahrenkrog

The Evil Touch

Starring: Anthony Quayle

Country: Australia

Calucci's Department

Written by: Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor

Starring: Candice Azzara, James Coco, Jack Fletcher, Bill Lazarus

Country: United States

It Pays to Be Ignorant

Starring: Joe Flynn, Billy Baxter, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jay Stewart

Country: United States

Mission: Magic!

Starring: Rick Springfield, Howard Morris, Erika Scheimer, Lane Scheimer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 September 1973 ?

  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gram Parsons: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Byrds The Flying Burrito Brothers and International Submarine Band) (d. 1973).
  • Bob Gilbert: Actor (Never the Twain Shall Meet), dies of hepatitis at 75.
  • Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
  • Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park (Arlington Tx)
  • NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington DC
  • Pirate Radio Free America (off Cape May, New Jersey) goes on the air.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hamburger Empire -- Sep. 17, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8349
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bobby Riggs -- Sep. 10, 1973


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

The Making Of The President 1972

By: Theodore H. White

“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.

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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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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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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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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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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

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