Friday September 21, 1973

US date format: 9/21/1973, UK date format: 21/9/1973

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 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 Virginia Ruano Pascual and Andrei Kivilev. 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. Bobby, directed by Raj Kapoor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Making Of The President 1972 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Bobby

Bobby

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Pran, Prem Nath

Curse of the Devil

Curse of the Devil

Directed by: Carlos Aured

Starring: Paul Naschy, Fabiola Falcón, Mariano Vidal Molina, Maritza Olivares

Charley Varrick

Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr, Andrew Robinson

Country: United States of America

Hit!

Hit!

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton, Gwen Welles

Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga

Directed by: Corrado Farina

Starring: Carroll Baker, George Eastman, Isabelle De Funès, Ely Galleani

TV Series

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Der Bastian

Der Bastian

Rock Concert

Rock Concert

Starring: Don Kirshner

Country: United States of America

Les Mohicans de Paris

Les Mohicans de Paris

Days to next September 21

If September 21, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Making Of The President 1972 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1972

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“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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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 …

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 Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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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


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