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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1973?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1973 USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens
  • 03 Oct 1973 Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader
  • 04 Oct 1973 Hans of Manens ballet Adagio Hammerklavier premieres in Amsterdam
  • 05 Oct 1973 Signature of the European Patent Convention.
  • 06 Oct 1973 Yom Kippur War begins as Syria and Egypt attack Israel
  • 07 Oct 1973 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
  • 08 Oct 1973 Spyris Markezinis forms government in Greece
  • 09 Oct 1973 1st general striking in Luxembourg since 1942
  • 10 Oct 1973 New York Mets beat Cin Reds in Game 5 of the NLCS
  • 11 Oct 1973 Oakland beats Baltimore 3 games to 2 to win AL pennant
  • 12 Oct 1973 Israeli counter offensive in southern Syria
  • 13 Oct 1973 Jordan enters Yom Kippur war
  • 14 Oct 1973 Egyptian tanks move further into Israel
  • 15 Oct 1973 7th Country Music Association Award: Roy Clark wins
  • 16 Oct 1973 Israeli tanks under General Sharon move through Suez Canal
  • 17 Oct 1973 Arabs decrease oil production
  • 18 Oct 1973 Raisin opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 847 performances
  • 19 Oct 1973 Ringo releases Photograph
  • 20 Oct 1973 Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty
  • 21 Oct 1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Waco Tribune Herald Ladies Golf Classic
  • 22 Oct 1973 Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon
  • 23 Oct 1973 Yankee GM and President Lee MacPhail named AL President
  • 24 Oct 1973 John Lennon sues US government to admit FBI is tapping his phone
  • 25 Oct 1973 Cubs trade Ferguson Jenkins to Rangers for Bill Madlock and Vic Harris
  • 26 Oct 1973 Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army
  • 27 Oct 1973 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
  • 28 Oct 1973 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • 30 Oct 1973 The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.
  • 31 Oct 1973 Tom Seaver wins NL Cy Young Award

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Movies

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

Badlands

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Country: United States of America

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Václav Vorlícek

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

Two Men in Town

Two Men in Town

Release year: 1973

Directed by: José Giovanni

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

Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania

Country: United States of America

The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase

Release year: 1973

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1973?
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Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt

Curse Of The Kings

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For centuries the tombs of the Pharaos were haunted by a deadly curse. And when two eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond was certain that it was the curse at

Cosell by Howard Cosell

Cosell

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book club edition, slightly cocked

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 Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

The Making Of The President 1972 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1972

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“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyThe Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H.