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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1976: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1976?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1976 Kenneth Gibson, is 1st black President of US Conference of Mayors
  • 02 Jul 1976 83rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats E Goolagong (63 46 86)
  • 03 Jul 1976 Adolfo Suarez becomes Premier of Spain
  • 04 Jul 1976 Opening ceremony of the Dai Bosatsu monastery Catskill Mt, New York
  • 06 Jul 1976 Soyuz 21 carries two cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station.
  • 07 Jul 1976 E Henry Knoche, becomes Deputy Director of CIA
  • 08 Jul 1976 Randy Jones wins NL record 16 games before All Star break
  • 09 Jul 1976 England all out for 71 vs. WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
  • 10 Jul 1976 105th British Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Royal Birkdale
  • 11 Jul 1976 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • 12 Jul 1976 Ian Dury and Kilburns disband
  • 13 Jul 1976 47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • 14 Jul 1976 Jimmy Carter wins Democratic Presidential Nomination in New York City
  • 15 Jul 1976 36-hr kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California
  • 16 Jul 1976 Rock duo Loggins and Messina break-up after six years.
  • 17 Jul 1976 Indonesian President Suharto annexes East Timor
  • 18 Jul 1976 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • 19 Jul 1976 Rock group Deep Purple disbands.
  • 20 Jul 1976 Last US troops leave Thailand
  • 21 Jul 1976 Guys & Dolls opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances
  • 22 Jul 1976 Let My People Come opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
  • 23 Jul 1976 42nd NFL Chicago All Star Game: Pittsburgh 24, All Stars 0 (52,895)
  • 24 Jul 1976 John Naber is 1st to swin 200m backstroke under 2 minutes
  • 25 Jul 1976 Annegret Richter runs 100m (11.01)
  • 26 Jul 1976 In Los Angeles, Ronald Reagan announces his choice of liberal U.S. Senator Richard Schweiker as his vice presidential running mate, in an effort to woo moderate Republican delegates away from President Gerald Ford.
  • 27 Jul 1976 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese
  • 28 Jul 1976 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake
  • 29 Jul 1976 In New York City, David Berkowitz (aka the ''Son of Sam'') kills one person and seriously wounds another in the first of a series of attacks.
  • 30 Jul 1976 Giulio Andreotti sworn in as Premier of Italy
  • 31 Jul 1976 Seychelles Independence (Independence day)

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Movies

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The Message

The Message

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Country: United States of America

The Shootist

The Shootist

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

Country: United States of America

The Ritz

The Ritz

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard

Violent Naples

Violent Naples

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Maurizio Merli, John Saxon, Barry Sullivan, Elio Zamuto

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

Release year: 1976

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1976?
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The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer

The West End Horror

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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.,

Crowned Heads by Thomas Tryon

Crowned Heads

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Though the greats of Hollywood may fade, their secrets live on foreverFedora is dead, and movies will never be the same.

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 Canfield Decision by Spiro T. Agnew

The Canfield Decision

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This book is about a Vice President who was "destroyed by his own ambition."