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How Much things cost in 1973
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 6.16%
Yearly Inflation Rate UK 8.4%
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 850
Average Cost of new house $32,500.00
Average Income per year $12,900.00
Average Monthly Rent $175.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 40 cents
AMC Javelin car$2,900.00
A Dozen Eggs 45 cents

Popular Films
The Exorcist
Deliverance
Live and Let Die
Paper Moon
Dark Side Of The Moon Reminded by Pink Floyd Fan
Last Tango in Paris
Jesus Christ Superstar
American Graffiti
Lady Sings the Blues
The Sting
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Popular Musicians and songs
Stevie Wonder
ABBA
The Eagles
John Lennon
Paul Simon
Pink Floyd " Dark Side Of The Moon "
Rod Stewart
Michael Jackson
Elton John with " Crocodile Rock "
Rolling Stones with " Angie "
The Moody Blues
David Bowie
Led Zeppelin
Wizzard
Electric Light Orchestra
Paul McCartney and Wings with " My Love "
Bob Marley and the Wailers
Diana Ross

Popular TV Programs

The Odd Couple
The Partridge Family
Columbo
Masterpiece Theatre
McMillan and Wife
Old Grey Whistle Test (UK)
Are You Being Served? (UK)
Colditz (UK)
Emmerdale Farm (UK)
M*A*S*H
Sanford and Son
The Bob Newhart Show
The Price Is Right
The Waltons

What Events Happened in 1973
OPEC
Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), announce they will restrict flow of crude oil to countries supporting Israel on October 17th causing price of oil to increase by 200%

U.S.
Alaska Oil Pipeline bill is passed to allow construction of a pipeline to access oil from the North Slope of Alaska
OPEC

Recession begins in Europe following OPEC Oil price increases

U.S.
Roe v. Wade makes abortion a US constitutional right

European Union
Britain Ireland and Denmark join the EEC

Netherlands
The Netherlands holds a number of car free Sunday's during the oil crisis to conserve oil.

U.S.
Chrysler and other US car makers close a number of plants affecting 100,000 workers

Vietnam
US Troops withdrawn from Vietnam and U.S. involvement in Vietnam War ends with the signing of peace

U.S.
World Trade Center in New York becomes the tallest building in the world

U.S.
Supreme Court of the United States rules on Roe v. Wade. January 22nd

UK
IRA bombs explode in King's Cross and Euston station on September 10th , the Whitehall, the Old Bailey and Manchester city center.

U.S.
Watergate Hearings begin in the United States Senate and President Richard Nixon tells the nation , “I am not a crook.”

Israel
Yom Kippur War - Fourth and largest Arab-Israeli conflict begins as Egyptian and Syrian forces attack Israel

Australia
Sydney Opera House is opened

U.S.
Armed members of the American Indian Movement and their supporters seize the old town of Wounded Knee in South Dakota

Spain
Basque Terrorists Kill Spanish Prime Minister

Turkey
The Bosporus Bridge is completed joining Europe and Asia in Istanbul

Greece
Following student rioting Marshal Law is imposed

Chili
Military coup in Chili led by General Augusto Pinochet.

Israel
Israel Shoots Down Libyan Passenger Plane

U.S.
In a Tennis Match billed as the battle of the sexes Mrs Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs
Bangladesh

Newly created Bangladesh Elects First Prime Minister Sheikh Mujib Rahman

UK
TUC brings 1.5 Million on Strike in UK as Day Of Protest at pay restraint policy

UK
Princess Anne, marries Captain Mark Phillips in Westminster Abbey

UK
In the UK, as a result of high coal and oil prices, the Three-Day Week officially comes into force.

Belize
Belize Gains Independence From Great Britain

Northern Ireland
A referendum in Northern Ireland results in a vote to stay as part of the United Kingdom

U.S.
Secretariat Wins Triple Crown first winner for 25 years

U.S.
The wide ranging Endangered Species Act of 1973 is signed into law to "protect species and the ecosystems upon which they depend."
Bahamas

The Bahamas Gains Independence From Great Britain

Iceland
Royal Navy Protect Trawlers in Cod War In Icelandic Waters

U.S.
The Mississippi River reaches its peak level in St. Louis during a record 77-day flood.

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