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Sunday 28 October 1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Juric and Aleksandar Stanojevic. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Horror Express, directed by Gene Martin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Making Of The President 1972 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tommy Cooper Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Tommy Cooper Hour

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Allan Cuthbertson, Tommy Godfrey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Okay S.I.R.

Starring: Anneliese Uhlig, Anita Kupsch, Monika Peitsch

Ca smo na ovom svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Mia Sasso, Viktor Starcic

Ca smo na ovon svitu...

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Karlo Bulic, Spiro Guberina, Antun Nalis

Oi emporoi ton ethnon

Starring: Maria Alkeou, Antonis Antoniou, Katerina Apostolou, Stavros Avdoulos

Country: Greece

Movies

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

Horror Express

Directed by: Gene Martin

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza

Country: United States

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Charley Varrick

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States

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The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman

Country: United States

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Badlands

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1973 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sharon Miller wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • Elmore Smith of the Los Angeles Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record).

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Sport Games on 28 October 1973

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 17 - 3
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 13 - 20
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 16 - 30
  • Denver Broncos - New York Jets : 40 - 28
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Oct. 22, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8354
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Middle East War -- Oct. 15, 1973

Books

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

The Making Of The President 1972

By: Theodore H. White

“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.

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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

By: Dr. Robert Atkins

The doctor America trusts now shows you how to live longer and feel better! World-renowned medical expert Dr. Robert C. Atkins has shown millions how to lose weight and keep it

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The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

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.

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In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

In One Era

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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

Gotcha

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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