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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1973: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1973?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1973 Jesus Christ Superstar closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 711 performances
  • 02 Jul 1973 James R Schlesinger, ends term as 9th Director of CIA
  • 03 Jul 1973 General Walters, serves as acting Director of CIA
  • 04 Jul 1973 CARICOM - Caribbean Community and Common Market, forms
  • 05 Jul 1973 Live & Let Die, James Bond film premieres
  • 06 Jul 1973 St Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore is gazetted as a national monument.
  • 07 Jul 1973 80th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats C Evert (60 75)
  • 08 Jul 1973 Mary Lou Crocker wins LPGA MARC Equity Golf Classic Crocker
  • 09 Jul 1973 9th Maccabiah games opens in Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 10 Jul 1973 Bahamas declares Independence from the UK and adopts constitution
  • 11 Jul 1973 Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed
  • 12 Jul 1973 A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.
  • 13 Jul 1973 Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the Nixon tapes to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break in.
  • 14 Jul 1973 102nd British Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf shoots a 276 at Royal Troon
  • 15 Jul 1973 Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
  • 16 Jul 1973 During Watergate hearings, Butterfield reveals existence of tapes.
  • 17 Jul 1973 Military coup in Afghanistan; King Mohammad Zahir Shah flees
  • 19 Jul 1973 Willie Mays named to National League all star team for 24th time (ties Stan Musial).
  • 20 Jul 1973 Jack Brisco beats Harley Race in Houston, to become NWA champ
  • 21 Jul 1973 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Atoll un the Pacific
  • 23 Jul 1973 President Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes of conversations in the White House relevant to the Watergate investigation
  • 24 Jul 1973 44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, KC
  • 25 Jul 1973 USSR launches Mars 5
  • 26 Jul 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London
  • 27 Jul 1973 40th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Miami 14, All Stars 3 (54,103)
  • 29 Jul 1973 $180,000 in Led Zeppelin receipts are robbed from New York Hilton
  • 30 Jul 1973 Texas Rangers' Jim Bibby no-hits Oakland Athletics, 6-0.
  • 31 Jul 1973 Delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 6 months later

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan, Harrison Ford

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1973?
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The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing

The Summer Before The Dark

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Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.As

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 …

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 Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his