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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1976.
The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1976: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1976?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1976 Stephen Wozniak and Steven Jobs founded Apple Computer
  • 02 Apr 1976 Portuguese constitution assumed.
  • 03 Apr 1976 Philadelphia Flyers win record-tying 20th straight NHL home game.
  • 04 Apr 1976 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin.
  • 05 Apr 1976 Harold Wilson resigns, as James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of England.
  • 07 Apr 1976 Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping.
  • 09 Apr 1976 US and Russia agree on the size of nuclear tests for peaceful use.
  • 10 Apr 1976 Cleveland Cavaliers win their first NBA Central Division title.
  • 11 Apr 1976 40th Golf Masters Championship: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271.
  • 12 Apr 1976 India set 403 to win by West Indies; they get them, six wickets 7 overs spare.
  • 13 Apr 1976 $2 bill re-introduced as US currency
  • 15 Apr 1976 Yankee Stadium reopens, New York Yankees beat Minnesota Twins after trailing 4-0.
  • 16 Apr 1976 As a measure to curb population growth, the minimum age for marriage in India is raised to 21 years for men and 18 years for women.
  • 17 Apr 1976 NL greatest comeback, trailing 12-1 Phils win 18-16 in 10, Mike Schmidt hits 4 consecutive HRs
  • 18 Apr 1976 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten - Ping Golf Open.
  • 19 Apr 1976 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Washington DC in 2:20:19.
  • 20 Apr 1976 George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python
  • 21 Apr 1976 Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing.
  • 22 Apr 1976 Barbara Walters becomes 1st female nightly network news anchor
  • 23 Apr 1976 The punk rock group The Ramones release their first self-titled album.
  • 25 Apr 1976 Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country.
  • 26 Apr 1976 Pan Am begins non-stop flights, New York - Tokyo.
  • 27 Apr 1976 So Long 174th St opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 29 Apr 1976 Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water.
  • 30 Apr 1976 Wings release Silly Love Songs

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Movies

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Serpico

Serpico

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Country: United States of America

Todo modo

Todo modo

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Elio Petri

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Marcello Mastroianni, Mariangela Melato, Ciccio Ingrassia

Burnt Offerings

Burnt Offerings

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1976?
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Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson

A Man Called Intrepid

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A New York Times Best Seller!The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its …

The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

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A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

A Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon

A Stranger In The Mirror

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A LONELY MAN. Toby Temple is a super star and a super bastard, a man adored by his fans and plagued by suspicion and distrust.A

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.