Saturday November 24, 1973

US date format: 11/24/1973, UK date format: 24/11/1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 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 Paola Cortellesi and Aaron Pedersen. 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. Immoral Tales, directed by Walerian Borowczyk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Immoral Tales

Immoral Tales

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra, Paloma Picasso

Country: United States of America

I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse

I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse

Directed by: Fernando Arrabal

Starring: Emmanuelle Riva, George Shannon, Hachemi Marzouk, Marco Perrin

Breezy

Breezy

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

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

Country: United States of America

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid

The Don Is Dead

The Don Is Dead

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Frederic Forrest, Robert Forster, Al Lettieri

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TV Series

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Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Mumindalen

Mumindalen

Days to next November 24

If November 24, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 10 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke'S America

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As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson

In One Era And Out The Other

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The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

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 Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

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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