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Thursday 21 June 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Merlakia Jones and Sammie Burroughs. In that special week of June people in US were listening to My Love by Paul McCartney. In UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match Game 73. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or TREK73.
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 months ?

Match Game 73

Starring: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Country: United States

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Hunter's Walk

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ewan Hooper, Davyd Harries, Duncan Preston, Charles Rea

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

40 Carats

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Live and Let Die

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour

Country: United States

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Playtime

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maiden

Country: United States

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The Exorcist

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair

Country: United States

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 June 1973 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Merlakia Jones: WNBA guard / forward (Cleveland rockers).
  • Sammie Burroughs: Linebacker (Indianapolis Colts).
  • Alyson Annan: Australian bisexual female field hockey player, considered by most to be the best in the world.
  • Juliette Lewis: American actress whose performance in Martin Scorsese’s "Cape Fear" earned her an Oscar nomination.
  • John Mitchell: English guitarist vocalist and songwriter (It Bites Arena Frost* and John Wetton).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Leahy: football coach (Notre Dame), dies at age 64.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The U.S. Economy -- June 18, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8336
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Secretariat -- June 11, 1973

Books

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

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 Matlock Paper

By: Robert Ludlum

The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

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Law And Order

By: Dorothy Uhnak

A tough Irish cop. A prostitute. A massive cover-up that stretches to the highest levels of law enforcement . . .

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The Implosion Conspiracy

By: Louis Nizer

Out of Print Collectible Hardcover Fiction

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lunar Lander

Platform: DEC GT40 graphics terminal, PDP-11 based

Genre: Retro/Simulation

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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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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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