Wednesday June 02, 1976

US date format: 6/2/1976, UK date format: 2/6/1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 2, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tim Rice-Oxley and Elly Hutton. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Midway, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starship 1 or Sprint 2.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 02, 1976?


Holidays

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • A car bomb fatally injures Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles.

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Movies

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All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Serpico

Serpico

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Country: United States of America

The Tenant

The Tenant

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

1900

1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Country: United States of America

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

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Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

Izgori, za da svetish

Izgori, za da svetish

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Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins

The Lonely Lady

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“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin

The Boys From Brazil

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The classic thriller of Dr. Josef Mengele's nightmarish plot to restore the Third Reich.Alive and hiding in South America, the fiendish Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele gathers a group of former colleagues for a horrifying project—the creation of the Fourth Reich.

The Deep by Peter Benchley

The Deep

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A young couple go to Bermuda on their honeymoon. They dive on the reefs offshore, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship.

The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

Spandau by Albert Speer

Spandau

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This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 02, 1976?

On June 02, 1976 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 02, 1976?

On June 02, 1976 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 02, 1976?

On June 02, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 02, 1976?

On June 02, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 02, 1976?

On June 02, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 02, 1976?

On June 02, 1976 several famous people were born including, Tim Rice-Oxley, Josef Marha, Elly Hutton.

Which famous people died on June 02, 1976?

Famous people died on June 02, 1976 include, Bartoes [Albertus J Wijstma], Juan Jose Torres, Kenneth Mason.

What was the number one song in June 02, 1976?

The number one song in the week of June 02, 1976 was Love Hangover by Diana Ross in US and Fernando by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on June 02, 1976?

The top hits on June 02, 1976 were Love Hangover by Diana Ross, Silly Love Songs by Wings, Get Up And Boogie (That's Right) by Silver Convention in US and Fernando by Abba, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, No Charge by JJ Barrie in UK.