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Thursday 27 December 1973

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tabatha Cash and Tanguy Viel. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while Real Lace by Stephen Birmingham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching To louna park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Lander or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

To louna park

Starring: Dionysis Papagiannopoulos, Anna Paitatzi, Nikos Dadinopoulos, Aleka Stratigou

Country: Greece

Revista de cine

Starring: Alfonso Eduardo, Alfonso Sánchez

Country: Spain


Starring: John Waters, Max Meldrum, Alain Doutey, Vincent Ball

Country: Australia

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Kérem a következöt!

Starring: Gyula Szabó, Zsuzsa Csala, Gyula Bodrogi, Árpád Gyenge

Country: Hungary

The Letter People

Starring: Allan Trautman, Joneal Joplin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1973 ?

  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
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  • LA Dodgers announce night games will start at 7:30 instead of 8

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Child's World: Christmas 1973 -- Dec. 24, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8363
  • Time: Inset: Comet Kohoutek


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

Real Lace

By: Stephen Birmingham

Extraordinary true stories of the Irish in America, their remarkable rise from urban poverty, and the powerful dynasties they engendered Author Stephen Birmingham, who chronicled the rise of Jewish immigrants to

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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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The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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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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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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