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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1976: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1976?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1976 Great-Britain and Iceland terminate codfish war
  • 02 Jun 1976 A car bomb fatally injures Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles.
  • 03 Jun 1976 US presented with oldest known copy of Magna Carta.
  • 04 Jun 1976 The Boston Celtics defeat the Phoenix Suns 128-126 in triple overtime in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the Boston Garden. In 1997, the game is selected by a panel of experts as the greatest of the NBA's first 50 years.
  • 05 Jun 1976 Bigfoot by Bro Smith hits #57
  • 06 Jun 1976 30th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
  • 07 Jun 1976 NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor and David Brinkley, premieres
  • 08 Jun 1976 Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1
  • 10 Jun 1976 49th National Spelling Bee: Tim Kneale wins spelling narcolepsy
  • 11 Jun 1976 Magnificent Marble Machine, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 12 Jun 1976 Yes, Yes, Yes by Bill Cosby hits #46
  • 13 Jun 1976 4th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Donna Caponi
  • 14 Jun 1976 Gong Show premieres on TV (syndication)
  • 15 Jun 1976 Rain out! Astrodome cancels game heavy rains make it difficult for visiting team and umpires to get through flooded streets to the stadium
  • 16 Jun 1976 The Soweto riots in South Africa begin.
  • 17 Jun 1976 ABA (Nets, Pacers, Nuggets & Spurs) merges into NBA
  • 18 Jun 1976 St. Louis Cardinals Lou Brock and Hector Cruz hit inside-the-park HRs
  • 19 Jun 1976 King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Dutchess Silvia Sommerlath
  • 20 Jun 1976 76th US Golf Open: Jerry Pate shoots a 277 at Atlanta AC in Duluth, Georgia
  • 21 Jun 1976 Berlinguers PCI wins election in Italy
  • 22 Jun 1976 Godspell opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • 23 Jun 1976 CCN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555 m) opens
  • 24 Jun 1976 1975 movie Rocky Horror Picture Show released in Germany
  • 25 Jun 1976 Ranger Toby Harrah is only shortstop not to handle a fielding chance in doubleheader
  • 26 Jun 1976 WS shortstop Toby Harrah plays DH without touching a batted ball
  • 27 Jun 1976 Pacific Overtures closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 performances
  • 28 Jun 1976 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 30 Jun 1976 John Walker of New Zealand sets record for 2000 metre, 4:51.4.

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Movies

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Aliens

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

Books

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

The West End Horror

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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 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

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

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