Tuesday October 30, 1973

US date format: 10/30/1973, UK date format: 30/10/1973

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 30, 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 Adam Copeland and Maurizio Lobina. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips. In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973 while The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemonade Stand or Gotcha.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
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Events

  • The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.
  • Tom Seaver becomes first non-20-game winner to win baseball Cy Young award.

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Movies

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Country: United States of America

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges

Executive Action

Executive Action

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Directed by: Václav Vorlícek

Starring: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Two Men in Town

Two Men in Town

Directed by: José Giovanni

Starring: Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Mimsy Farmer, Victor Lanoux

TV Series

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Shaft

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

Casshan

Casshan

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Directed by: Takao Koyama

Starring: Ikuo Nishikawa

Country: Japan

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

The Paul Hogan Show

The Paul Hogan Show

Days to next October 30

If October 30, 1973 is your birthday you're 46 years, 9 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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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

In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson

In One Era And Out The Other

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The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin

World Without End, Amen

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Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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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.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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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.

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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