Sunday June 06, 1976

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 6, 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 Jonathan Nolan and Geoff Rowley. 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 Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Breakout.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
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Events

  • 30th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
  • The Double Six Tragedy, a plane crash in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, kills everyone on board, including Sabahan Chief Minister Tun Fuad Stephens.

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Movies

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Midway

Midway

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

Country: United States of America

Silent Movie

Silent Movie

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar

Country: United States of America

Duelle

Duelle

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Jean Babilée, Hermine Karagheuz

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Directed by: Nicolas Gessner

Starring: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman

Country: United States of America

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

I've Got a Secret

I've Got a Secret

The Jacksons

The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States of America

Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only

Starring: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Country: United States of America

Days to next June 06

If June 06, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 3 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 16 days.
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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?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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