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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1973?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1973 Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
  • 02 Mar 1973 Cleo Noel, US ambassador to Sudan, is assassinated.
  • 03 Mar 1973 Shelter closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 31 performances
  • 04 Mar 1973 15th Grammy Awards: "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", America.
  • 05 Mar 1973 Yankee pitchers Peterson and Kekich announce they swapped wives
  • 06 Mar 1973 In an exhibition game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Minnesota Twins' Larry Hisle becomes the first designated hitter (he hits two homeruns and knocks in 7 RBIs).
  • 07 Mar 1973 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory.
  • 08 Mar 1973 Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest/US longest, opens.
  • 10 Mar 1973 Morocco adopts constitution.
  • 11 Mar 1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA S&H Green Stamp Golf Classic.
  • 12 Mar 1973 March 12 - Last episode of original quotLaugh-Inquot airs on NBC. The show would continue with re-runs until May 14, 1973.
  • 13 Mar 1973 Irene opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 605 performances
  • 14 Mar 1973 Liam Cosgrave is appointed president of Ireland.
  • 15 Mar 1973 In San Juan Capistrano, California, USA a building is hit by a falling meteorite.
  • 17 Mar 1973 St. Patrick Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday
  • 18 Mar 1973 Seesaw opens at Uris Theater NYC for 296 performances
  • 19 Mar 1973 Dean tells Nixon, There is a cancer growing on the Presidency
  • 20 Mar 1973 Roberto Clemente elected to Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death.
  • 21 Mar 1973 Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHL player to score 500 goals.
  • 23 Mar 1973 Yoko Ono is granted permanent residence in US
  • 24 Mar 1973 San Francisco 49ers' president Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams.
  • 25 Mar 1973 27th Tony Awards: That Championship Season and Little Night Music win.
  • 26 Mar 1973 Soap Young and the Restless premieres
  • 27 Mar 1973 45th Academy Awards: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liza Minnelli win. Marlon Brando turns down Oscar for best actor in support of Indians.
  • 29 Mar 1973 US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution
  • 30 Mar 1973 Ellsworth Bunker resigns as US ambassador to South Vietnam.
  • 31 Mar 1973 Ken Norton defeats Muhammad Ali in a 12-round split decision.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rangasthalam

Rangasthalam

Directed by: Sukumar

Starring: Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Aadhi, Jagapathi Babu

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Country: United States of America

The Leopard

The Leopard

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States of America

The Patsy

The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1973?
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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 Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

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1973 novel of NYC subway hijacking. Dell paperback edition issued 1974.

Super Money by Adam Smith

Super Money

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Hardcover - 1972

Snowfire by Phyllis A. Whitney

Snowfire

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Graystones is a chic American ski resort. But Linda Earle, who hasn't come for the winder sports feels a terrifying atmosphere on the icy slopes.

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,