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Friday 21 September 1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Virginia Ruano-Pascual and Oswaldo Sanchez. 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 Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rock Concert. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lunar Lander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Rock Concert

Starring: Don Kirshner

Country: United States

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

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Diana Sands: Actress (Landlord, Raisin in the Sun), dies at 39.
  • William CF Plomer: South African libretto writer (Curlew River), dies at 69.
Facts:
  • Jackson Pollocks painting Blue Poles sold for $2,000,000
  • Nate Archibald signs seven-year contract with NBA's Kansas City Kings for US$450,000.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Breakfast of Champions

By: Kurt Vonnegut

In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

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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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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 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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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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TREK73

TREK73

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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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation


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