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Revision as of 03:39, 30 March 2017

Contents

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Contributed by Alex Shrugged

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Notable Births

  • Monica Lewinsky: White House intern and love interest of President Bill Clinton. (Note: Alex Shrugged has a tenuous connection with the Lewinsky family.) [1] [2]
  • -- Supermodels... Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum. [1]
  • -- In Comedy... Dave Chappelle, Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), Seth Meyers (SNL), and Kristen Wiig (SNL). [1]
  • -- In TV... Tori Spelling (90210). [1]
  • -- In Sports... Terrell Owens. [1]

This Year in Film

This Year in TV

  • The Six Million Dollar Man: Bionic implants give a former astronaut superhuman strength. [4]
  • Kojak: Actor Telly Savalas becomes the icon for American shoot-em-up TV. [4]
  • Schoolhouse Rock!: A series of educational, animated shorts. (Effective.--alexshrugged) [4]

This Year in Music

  • Angie: The Rolling Stones. [5]
  • Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree: Tony Orlando & Dawn. [5]
  • Crocodile Rock: Elton John. [5]
  • The OPEC Oil Crisis is crushing record sales: Oil products are used to make plastic records. [5]

This Year in Video Gaming

In Other News

These are events under consideration.

  • It's LITE Beer - The Miller Brewing Company introduces Lite Beer... "Great Taste...Less Filling!" [7]
  • The US Dollar is Devalued - President Nixon devalues the dollar 10%. This is the second devaluation of the dollar. [8]
  • Federal Express Delivers - FedEx begins operations. The founder, Fred Smith, got a "C" on his original paper proposing an overnight delivery service by air. [9]
  • ATMs are Patented - The patent for the first Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) is granted. [10]
  • The First Cell Phone Call - Motorola's Martin Cooper makes the first cell phone call to his competitor, Joel Engle, at Bell Labs and says, "Joel... I'm calling you from a cell phone... a REAL cell phone!" The Dyanatech weighs two and a half pounds and has a battery life of 20 minutes. [11] [12][13]
  • Congress Makes Us Safe - The US Drug Enforcement Agency, "Special Education" and the Endangered Species Act are enacted. [14] [15] [16]
  • G. Gordon Liddy Goes to Prison - The guy who will sell gold on TV as early as 2008 begins his prison sentence for his part in the Watergate wiretapping break-in. [17] [18]
  • The World Trade Center Opens - It will be attacked with a truck bomb in 1975 and then collapse when two hijacked airplanes will crash into the towers in 2001. [19]
  • Rowe vs Wade Abortion Ruling - The Supreme Court removes the power of states to prohibit abortions and sets standards for the viability of a fetus. America will learn what a fetus is, what a trimester is and forget what "viability" means. [20]
  • The Vietnam War and the War Powers Act - The Paris Peace Accords end the US involvement in the Vietnam War. Also the War Powers Act becomes law, limiting Presidents from getting involved in "Police Actions" like Vietnam....supposedly. [21] [22]


United Kingdom

  • Coal Shortages Force a 3-Day Work Week - A coal miner's strike forces the UK government to reduce the work week to 3 days in order to conserve commercial electricity usage from coal-burning power plants. Television stations are required to shutdown by 10:30 PM. [23]
  • 1.6 million UK workers stop working: They are protesting the Government's anti-inflation policy. [24]
  • Cod Wars: British fishers defy the 50 mile limit around Iceland: See Second Cod War. [24]
  • The PIRA explode bombs in Whitehall and the Old Bailey: . [24]


Soviet Union

  • Soviet copyright law places all works prior to this date into the public domain: . [24]
  • Leonid Brezhnev addresses the American people on TV: He is the 1st Soviet leader to do so. [24]


  • 'Namco releases Mach Storm: It is a flight simulator of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II. You get to bomb the North Vietnamese and the Soviets! [24]
  • Nixon says "I am not a crook.": Only crooks feel compelled to say that. [24]
  • Nixon fires Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox: Calls for Nixon's impeachment ensues. It also sets up Robert Bork to be denied a place on the Supreme Court years later. [24]
  • VP Spiro T. Agnew pleasd "no contest" to tax evasion charges: He resigns as VP. Gerald Ford is now VP. [24]
  • Skylab becomes the 1st US Space Station: . [24]
  • Pioneer 10 sends back pictures of Jupiter: . [24]
  • Roe v. Wade overturns the states' right to ban abortion: . [24]
  • The Tran-Alaska Pipeline is approved: Carabou celebrate. [24]
  • Federal Express begins opperations: . [24]
  • Miller Lite Beer is introduced: . [24]
  • The Endangered Species Act is passed into law: . [24]
  • Indian activists hold off federal authorities at Wounded Knee... again: .[24]
  • The OPEC oil embargo triggers an energy crisis: . [24]
  • Comet Kohoutek is discovered: . [24]
  • Ferdinand Marcos becomes President for Life of the Philippines: . [24]


  • The Yom Kippur War begins: This is the 4th and largest Arab–Israeli conflict. [24]

This Year in Wikipedia

Year 1973, Wikipedia.

See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1973 Births - Wikipedia.
  2. Monica Lewinsky - Wikipedia.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1973 in film - Wikipedia (1973).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 1973 in television - Wikipedia (2017).
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 1973 in music - Wikipedia (2017). Retrieved on 30 January 2017.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 1973 in music - Wikipedia (1973).
  7. Miller Lite - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  8. Dollar Devalued 10 Per Cent; Japan Decides to Float Yen. The Harvard Crimson. 1973-Feb-13. quote: "The United States last night devalued the dollar by 10 per cent in an effort to solve the international monetary crisis. It was the second dollar devaluation in little over a year."
  9. FedEx Express - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  10. Donald Wetzel - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  11. Laporte, Leo. (interviewer) Triangulation 143: Marty Cooper. YouTube.com. 2014-Mar-17. Time mark: 7 minutes 30 seconds into the interview. (VIDEO)
  12. Martin Cooper (inventor) - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  13. Joel S. Engel - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  14. Drug Enforcement Administration - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  15. Special education - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  16. Endangered Species Act - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  17. G. Gordon Liddy - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  18. Vida's First Commercial (with G. Gordon Liddy), YouTube.com, Uploaded: 2008-Sep-24. (VIDEO)
  19. World Trade Center - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  20. Roe v. Wade - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  21. Paris Peace Accords - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  22. War Powers Resolution - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  23. Three-Day Week - Wikipedia, 2014 [last update]
  24. 24.00 24.01 24.02 24.03 24.04 24.05 24.06 24.07 24.08 24.09 24.10 24.11 24.12 24.13 24.14 24.15 24.16 24.17 24.18 24.19 24.20 24.21 1973 - Wikipedia.

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