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Saturday 20 October 1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Goodman . 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 Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann 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 Space Race.
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 20 October 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scott Goodman: Hobart, Tasmania -- 200m butterfly swimmer (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
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Facts:
  • Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty
  • Mariette Hartley appears on Bob Newhart in Have You Met Miss Dietz
  • OPEC oil embargo begins
  • Queen Elizabeth II opens Sydney Opera House
  • Solicitor General Bork, AG Richardson and Deputy AG Ruckelshaus resigned

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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 ?

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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