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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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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

M

M

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1976?
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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 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

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

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his