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Saturday 24 November 1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Donny Brady and Kendel Shello. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Photograph by Ringo Starr. In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Fantastic Planet, directed by Ren Laloux, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Race or Gotcha.
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 ?

The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People

Starring: Michael Tilson Thomas

Country: United States

The Terracotta Horse

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Tommy Cooper Hour

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Allan Cuthbertson, Tommy Godfrey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rock Concert

Starring: Don Kirshner

Country: United States

Calucci's Department

Written by: Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor

Starring: Candice Azzara, James Coco, Jack Fletcher, Bill Lazarus

Country: United States

Movies

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

Fantastic Planet

Directed by: Ren Laloux

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin

Country: United States

The Holy Mountain

Directed by: Alexandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders

Country: United States

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Westworld

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin

Country: United States

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Breezy

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: William Holden, Kay Lenz, Roger C. Carmel

Country: United States

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Malicious

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Alessandro Momo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 November
Famous Deaths:
  • John Neihardt: American author of poetry and prose, an amateur historian and ethnographer, and a philosopher of the Great Plains.
Facts:
  • Miss Teenage America Pageant
  • A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasted only four months.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: King Faisal Saudia Arabia (named spelled Feisal on the TIME cover)
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8358
  • Time: Public Opinion

Books

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

The Odessa File

By: Frederick Forsyth

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,

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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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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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Once Is Not Enough

By: Jacqueline Susann

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 ...

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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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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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TREK73

TREK73

Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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