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Saturday 22 December 1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Traci Dinwiddie and Jamel Williams. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Pippi Longstocking, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Papillon

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Illustrated, Simplified and Painless Sunday School

Starring: Marshall Efron

Country: United States

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People

Starring: Michael Tilson Thomas

Country: United States

Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter

Starring: Brasse Brännström, Magnus Härenstam, Eva Remaeus, Tomas Löfdahl

Country: Sweden

The Terracotta Horse

Starring: Godfrey James, Kristine Howarth, Lindy Howard, Patrick Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Sport Games on 22 December 1973

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Oakland Raiders : 14 - 33
  • Washington Redskins - Minnesota Vikings : 20 - 27
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Comet Kohoutek
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8362
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rose Mary Woods -- Dec. 10, 1973

Books

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

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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Real Lace

By: Stephen Birmingham

Extraordinary true stories of the Irish in America, their remarkable rise from urban poverty, and the powerful dynasties they engendered Author Stephen Birmingham, who chronicled the rise of Jewish immigrants to

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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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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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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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