by Unknown photographer
bromide press print, 1973
10 1/4 in. x 8 in. (260 mm x 202 mm) overall
Transferred from Evening Standard Library, before 1983
Sitterback to top
- Terence Allan ('Spike') Milligan (1918-2002), Comedian and writer. Sitter in 21 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Unknown photographer, Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 6579 portraits.
Events of 1973back to top
Current affairsWith the international oil crisis, and British coal miners 'working to rule' (a form of partial strike), Prime Minister Edward Heath implements the 'three day week' for industry in order to prolong fuel stocks.
Art and sciencePink Floyd release Dark Side of the Moon. The album opens with the sound of a heartbeat and instead of a set of individual songs, each track merges into the next to create a continuous piece of music. The LP was one of the most commercially successful albums of all time.
InternationalThe Arab-Israeli conflict continues with the Yom Kippur War. Egypt and Syria invaded Israel followed shortly by Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. The conflict lasted for just 18 days before a UN ceasefire was put into place. The events led to an increase in the price of Arab oil, causing economic problems in the West.
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