Sunday April 29, 1973

US date format: 4/29/1973, UK date format: 29/4/1973

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 David Belle and Yves Hocdé. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. O Lucky Man!, directed by Lindsay Anderson, 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 Cheri. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Lemonade Stand.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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Events

  • Gloria Ehret wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic.

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Movies

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O Lucky Man!

O Lucky Man!

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Wonder Women

Wonder Women

Directed by: Robert Vincent O'Neill

Starring: Nancy Kwan, Ross Hagen, Maria De Aragon, Roberta Collins

Soylent Green

Soylent Green

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors

Country: United States of America

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Cheri

Cheri

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!

A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Neues vom Kleinstadtbahnhof

Neues vom Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth, Karin Buchholz, Käte Jaenicke, Heidi Kabel

The Tomorrow People

The Tomorrow People

Days to next April 29

If April 29, 1973 is your birthday you're 47 years, 4 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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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 …

Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman

Harry S. Truman

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The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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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,

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough

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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 …

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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