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Saturday 30 June 1973

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chan-Ho Park and Chan Ho Park. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) by George Harrison. In UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match Game 73. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gotcha or TREK73.
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 ?

40 Carats

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Live and Let Die

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maiden

Country: United States

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The Exorcist

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair

Country: United States

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Match Game 73

Starring: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Country: United States

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Hunter's Walk

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ewan Hooper, Davyd Harries, Duncan Preston, Charles Rea

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Picture of Katherine Mansfield

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 June 1973 ?

  • Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Burns & Schreiber Comedy Hour, TV Variety
  • Biggest US tanker Brooklyn christened (230,000 ton)
  • Observers aboard Concorde jet observe 72-min solar eclipse.
  • A very long total solar eclipse occurs!--confirmed here --. During the entire 2nd millennium, only 7 total solar eclipses exceeded 7 minutes of totality.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leonid Brezhnev -- June 25, 1973
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8337
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The U.S. Economy -- June 18, 1973


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

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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I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

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The Odessa File

By: Frederick Forsyth

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,

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Laughing All The Way

By: Barbara Howar

Barbara Howar was temporarily head of Washington D.C. socialites in the 1960s until President Johnson was cautioned to tame down the parties.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lemonade Stand

Genre: Business

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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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Space Race

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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Platform: HP Time-Shared BASIC

Genre: Space combat simulation

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