Tuesday February 20, 1973

US date format: 2/20/1973, UK date format: 20/2/1973

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Davies and Andrea Savage. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Themroc, directed by Claude Faraldo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lawinenpatrouille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Lunar Lander.
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Historical Events

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  • 10th time New York Islanders shut-out - 4-0 versus Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Movies

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Themroc

Themroc

Directed by: Claude Faraldo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Béatrice Romand, Marilù Tolo, Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Those Dirty Dogs

Those Dirty Dogs

Directed by: Giuseppe Rosati

Starring: Gianni Garko, Stephen Boyd, Howard Ross, Simón Andreu

Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman, Wim van den Brink

Country: United States of America

Walking Tall

Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Country: United States of America

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde, Rex Allen

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Lawinenpatrouille

Lawinenpatrouille

The Bobby Darin Show

The Bobby Darin Show

Starring: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Country: United States of America

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Nacht der Prominenten

Nacht der Prominenten

El Chapulín Colorado

El Chapulín Colorado

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Starring: Ramón Valdés, Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Carlos Villagrán, Florinda Meza

Country: Mexico

Days to next February 20

If February 20, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 7 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“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

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner

The Sunlight Dialogues

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

Gotcha

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 20, 1973?

On February 20, 1973 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 20, 1973?

On February 20, 1973 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 20, 1973?

On February 20, 1973 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 20, 1973?

On February 20, 1973 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 20, 1973?

On February 20, 1973 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 20, 1973?

On February 20, 1973 several famous people were born including, Kimberly Davies, Andrea Savage, Vladimir Iiic WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons.

Which famous people died on February 20, 1973?

Famous people died on February 20, 1973 include, Brigitte Reimann, Maurice Dallimore, Joseph Szigeti.

What was the number one song in February 20, 1973?

The number one song in the week of February 20, 1973 was Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack in US and Blockbuster by The Sweet in UK.

What were the top hits on February 20, 1973?

The top hits on February 20, 1973 were Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack, Dueling Banjos by Deliverance, Crocodile Rock by Elton John in US and Blockbuster by The Sweet, Part Of The Union by The Strawbs, Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah) by Gary Glitter in UK.


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