Historical Events of 1973

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Can you name these significant events of 1973?

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CBS sells the New York Yankees for $10 million to a 12-person syndicate led by this man.January 1
This NFL team defeats the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII to finish the season 17-0.January 14
This landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court overturns state bans on abortion.January 22
The first American prisoners of war are released from this country.February 11
This Pink Floyd album is released and goes on to be one of the best-selling albums worldwide.March 17
These twin towers officially open in New York City.April 4
This prolific Spanish painter and sculptor dies at the age of 91.April 8
Televised hearings of this scandal begin in the United States Senate.May 17
This horse becomes the first triple crown winner since 1948.June 9
This Soviet leader addresses the American people on television, the first to do so.June 24
This American actor and philosopher dies in Hong Kong. Six days later his final film 'Enter the Dragon' is released.July 20
US bombing of this country ends, halting 12 years of US involvement in combat in Southeast AsiaAugust 15
The Norrmalmstorg robbery occurs, famous for the origin of this psychological phenomenon meaning capture–bonding.August 23
The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), are admitted to this intergovernmental organization.September 18
LBC Radio begins broadcasting on 97.3 FM in this city.October 8
The Bosporus Bridge is completed, connecting these two continents over the Bosporus for the first time in history.October 30
This man becomes the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment.November 27
The Pioneer 10 space probe sends back the first close-up images of this planet.December 3
The price of crude oil is doubled by this cartel.December 23
This American horror film starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, and Linda Blair is released.December 26

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