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Thursday 22 February 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kate Sage and Kimberly Davies. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Fists of Fury, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Upper Crusts. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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 months ?

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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Schoolhouse Rock!

Starring: Jack Sheldon

Country: United States

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Inside/Out

Country: United States

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The Wild, Wild World of Animals

Starring: William Conrad

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Fists of Fury

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien

Country: United States

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Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett

Country: United States

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Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Charles Nichols

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde

Country: United States

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The Harder They Come

Directed by: Perry Henzell

Starring: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw

Country: United States

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The Pig Keeper's Daughter

Directed by: Bethel Buckalew

Starring: Terry Gibson, Peggy Church, Gina Paluzzi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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Facts:
  • US and China agree to establish liaison offices in Beijing and Washington DC.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: P.O.W. Families -- Feb. 19, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8319
  • Time: Clockwise fr. L-R: Ian Anderson, Roberta Flack, Harry Nilsson and Carole King

Books

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

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...

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I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

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Virginia Woolf

By: Quentin Bell

The first full-scale biography of the eminent British writer, written by her nephew. Index; photographs.

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Harry S. Truman

By: Margaret Truman

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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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