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Sunday 21 October 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sasha Roiz and Hélène Joy. 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 Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okay S.I.R.. 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 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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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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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


Written by: Tatsuo Yoshida

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1973 ?

  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Waco Tribune Herald Ladies Golf Classic
  • John Paul Getty III's ear is cut off by his kidnappers and sent to a newspaper in Rome; it doesn't arrive until November 8.
  • Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.
  • The Yom Kippur War ends.
  • The United Nations recognizes the independence of Guinea-Bissau.

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Sport Games on 21 October 1973

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Diego Chargers : 41 - 0
  • Baltimore Colts - Detroit Lions : 29 - 27
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 6 - 27
  • Green Bay Packers - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 24
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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.


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

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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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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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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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

By: Dr. Robert Atkins

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

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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: 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

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