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Monday 26 February 1973

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jenny Thompson in Danvers. 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 Lemonade Stand or TREK73.
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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 26 February 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Facts:
  • Triple Crown horse Secretariat bought for a record US$5.7 million.
  • Edward Heath's British government publishes a Green Paper on prices and incomes policy.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Shultz -- Feb. 26, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8320
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: P.O.W. Families -- Feb. 19, 1973

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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Elephants Can Remember

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

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The Eiger Sanction

By: Trevanian

Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber, and a mercenary, performing assassinations (i.e.,

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All Creatures Great And Small

By: James Herriot

The classic multimillion copy bestsellerDelve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.For

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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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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