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Tuesday 23 January 1973

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Kolesar and Tomas Holmstrom. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Superstition by Stevie Wonder. In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits. while I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Whoops Baghdad!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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TV Series

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

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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Arthur of the Britons

Starring: Oliver Tobias, Michael Gothard, Jack Watson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cries & Whispers

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan

Country: United States

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Jeremiah Johnson

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton

Country: United States

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Roy Jenson

Country: United States

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Avanti!

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill

Country: United States

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Andrei Rublev

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Kolesar: Minnedosa, Manitoba -- NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs).
  • Tomas Holmstrom: Swedish ice hockey player.
  • Karen Abbott: American author of historical non-fiction.
  • Dee Caffari: British sailor, and in 2006 became the first woman to sail single-handedly and non-stop around the world "the wrong way"; westward against the prevailing winds and currents.
  • Gina Brooks: Family Member.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alexander Onassis: son of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis (d. 1973).
  • Kid Ory: American trombonist and bandleader (d. 1973).
Facts:
  • Jordan Air crash at Kano, Nigeria kills 176 Muslim pilgrims.
  • Helgafell, island of Heimaey Iceland erupts for first time in 7,000 years.
  • 23rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 104-84 at Chicago, Illinois.
  • US President Richard Nixon announces an accord has been reach to end the Vietnam War.
  • President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marlon Brando -- Jan. 22, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8315
  • Time: Joseph 'Uncle Joe Cannon (C) & (clockwise fr. top L) Rhodes, Saxbe, Arends, Packwood, Conable, Monda

Books

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

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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Journey To Ixtlan

By: Carlos Casteneda

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Two From Galilee

By: Marjorie Holmes

Here from Marjorie Holines, one of the most beloved authors of our day, is the extraordinary bestselling novel that tells the story of Mary and Joseph as it has never been told before--the greatest love

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

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.

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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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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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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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