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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1973?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1973 George Foreman knocks out Jose Roman in the first round to retain heavyweight title in Japan.
  • 02 Sep 1973 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Charity Golf Classic
  • 03 Sep 1973 General Walters, ends term as acting Director of CIA
  • 04 Sep 1973 William E Colby, becomes 10th Director of CIA
  • 05 Sep 1973 Desert Song opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 06 Sep 1973 New York Times reports almost all Superfecta harness racing run at Yonkers, Roosevelt and Monticello from January to March of 1973 were fixed.
  • 07 Sep 1973 Jackie Stewart becomes Formula 1 world champion
  • 08 Sep 1973 87th US Womens Tennis: M S Court beats E Goolagong Cawley (76 57 62)
  • 09 Sep 1973 93rd US Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats Jan Kodes (64 16 46 62 62)
  • 10 Sep 1973 Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton.
  • 12 Sep 1973 Two bettors win the largest US Daily Double (US$19,909.60 in Detroit, Michigan).
  • 13 Sep 1973 Syrian / Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
  • 14 Sep 1973 Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
  • 15 Sep 1973 Star Trek-Animated premieres on TV
  • 16 Sep 1973 Desert Song closes at Uris Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 18 Sep 1973 German FR and German DR admitted to UN
  • 19 Sep 1973 Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
  • 20 Sep 1973 Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season.
  • 21 Sep 1973 Jackson Pollocks painting Blue Poles sold for $2,000,000
  • 22 Sep 1973 Little Night Music opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
  • 23 Sep 1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Open
  • 24 Sep 1973 Guinea-Bissau declares its independence from Portugal.
  • 25 Sep 1973 Mets beat Expos 2-1 on Willie Mays Night at Shea Stadium
  • 26 Sep 1973 Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors.
  • 27 Sep 1973 Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 in 11 innings, for record 383 of season
  • 28 Sep 1973 Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train
  • 29 Sep 1973 Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne by Looking Glass peaks at #33
  • 30 Sep 1973 4th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54

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Movies

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Country: United States of America

The Big City

The Big City

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri, Haren Chatterjee

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1973?
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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

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 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.

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

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