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Richard M. Nixon (Jan. 9, 1913 - April 22, 1994) 37th President of the United States

If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. — Richard M. Nixon

Spiro T. Agnew (Nov. 9, 1918 - Sept. 17, 1996) 39th Vice President of the United States

U.S. news

•  Alaskan oil pipeline bill passed •  Roe v. Wade makes abortion a U.S constitutional right •  Chrysler and other U.S. car makers close a number of plants affecting 100,000 workers

the American Indian Movement and their supporters seize the old town of Wounded Knee in South Dakota and hold it for two months, when the 120 are arrested •  Battle of the

Inventions

Sexes tennis match ends with Mrs. Billy Jean King defeating Bobby Riggs •  Secretariat wins Triple Crown, first in 25 years •  Endangered Species Act signed into law •  Mississippe River reaches its peak level in St. Louis during a record 77-day flood

Technology

•  World Trade Center becomes the tallest building in the world •  Watergate Hearings begin •  Armed members of

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•  Skylab, the U.S.’s first space station, is launched •  Concorde cuts flying time across the Atlantic in half, flying at average speeds of 954 mph •  Sears tower opens in Chicago

•  Genetic engineering •  Barcode •  Optical fiber •  Jetski

Sports

•  NFL Champions, Miami Dolphins over the Washington Redskins, 14-7 •  NBA Champions, New York Knicks over the L.A. Lakers, 4-1

Popular

•  The Exorcist •  Deliverance •  Live and Let Die •  Paper Moon •  Last Tango in Paris •  Jesus Christ Superstar

films

•  American Graffiti •  The Sting

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Popular musicians

•  Electric Light Orchestra •  Paul McCartney and Wings •  Bob Marley and the Wailers •  Stevie Wonder •  ABBA •  The Eagles •  John Lennon •  Paul Simon •  Pink Floyd •  Rod Stewart •  Michael Jackson •  Elton John •  Rolling Stones •  The Moody Blues •  David Bowie

Popular songs

•  Killing Me Softly With His Song * You’re So Vain •  Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round   the Ole Oak Tree •  Top of the World •  Goodbye Yellow Brick Road •  Corcodile Rock •  Superstition •  The Most Beautiful Girl •  Let’s Get It On •  My Love

Above: Jim Parsons of “Big Bang Theory.” Left, top to bottom: Heidi Klum, Monica Lewisnsky, Neil Patrick Harris, Omar Epps

•  Masterpiece Theatre •  McMillan and Wife •  M•A•S•H •  Sanford and Son •  Bob Newhart Show •  Price is Right •  The Waltons

• House $32,500 • Car $3,200 • Gallon of gas 65¢ • Income per year $10,512 • Monthly rent $175 • Loaf of bread 27¢ • Dozen eggs 45¢ • Gallon of milk $1.31 • First-class stamp 8¢

Popular TV shows •  The Odd Couple •  The Partridge   Family •  Columbo

Bob Newhart Show

Columbo

Marvin Gaye

Secretariat

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Remember When 1973  

News, movies, celebrities, and cost of living in 1973

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News, movies, celebrities, and cost of living in 1973

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