movieDate: september 20, 1973

(Note: our light posting lately is due to a family illness.) 

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ON THIS DAY in 1973, at the Houston Astrodome, Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in “The Battle of the Sexes” tennis match. This event was dramatized in the 2001 film, WHEN BILLIE BEAT BOBBY, starring Holly Hunter and Ron Silver.

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