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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1973: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1973?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1973 Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 02 Feb 1973 Midnight Special rock music show debuts on NBC-TV
  • 03 Feb 1973 US President Richard Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law.
  • 04 Feb 1973 No, No Nanette closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 861 performances
  • 05 Feb 1973 Comic strip Hagar The Horrible debuted
  • 06 Feb 1973 Shelter opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • 07 Feb 1973 1st time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 08 Feb 1973 Jean Kerrs Finishing Touches, premieres in New York City
  • 09 Feb 1973 Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party is elected leader of the opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India.
  • 10 Feb 1973 2nd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 11 Feb 1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic.
  • 12 Feb 1973 Ohio becomes the first US state to post distances on signs in System International (Metric) units.
  • 13 Feb 1973 Musical El Grande de Coca-Cola, premieres in New York City
  • 14 Feb 1973 The last American is conscripted into the armed forces.
  • 15 Feb 1973 USSR launches Prognoz 3 to study sun (589 / 200,300 km)
  • 16 Feb 1973 The Court of Appeal of England and Wales rules that the ''Sunday Times'' can publish articles on Thalidomide and Distillers Company, despite ongoing legal actions by parents (the decision is overturned in July by the House of Lords).
  • 18 Feb 1973 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Pompano Beach Golf Classic.
  • 20 Feb 1973 10th time New York Islanders shut-out - 4-0 versus Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • 21 Feb 1973 Israeli fighters shoot Libyan aircraft down, killing 108
  • 22 Feb 1973 US and China agree to establish liaison offices in Beijing and Washington DC.
  • 23 Feb 1973 Gold goes up US$10 overnight to record US$95 an ounce in London, England.
  • 25 Feb 1973 Little Night Music opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 601 performances
  • 26 Feb 1973 Triple Crown horse Secretariat bought for a record US$5.7 million.
  • 27 Feb 1973 Members of American Indian Movement begin occupation of Wounded Knee
  • 28 Feb 1973 Suriname government of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders.

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Movies

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The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Country: United States of America

Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman, Wim van den Brink

Country: United States of America

Themroc

Themroc

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Claude Faraldo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Béatrice Romand, Marilù Tolo, Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Walking Tall

Walking Tall

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Country: United States of America

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde, Rex Allen

Country: United States of America

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1973?
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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.

Virginia Woolf by Quentin Bell

Virginia Woolf

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The first full-scale biography of the eminent British writer, written by her nephew. Index; photographs.

Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie

Elephants Can Remember

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution

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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

The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter Prescription

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Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life