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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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The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

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The Omen

The Omen

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Country: United States of America

Murder by Death

Murder by Death

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Country: United States of America

Midway

Midway

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Jack Smight

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

Country: United States of America

Logan's Run

Logan's Run

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders

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Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

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."

Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream by Doris Kearns

Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream

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Doris Kearns Goodwin's classic life of Lyndon Johnson, who presided over the Great Society, the Vietnam War, and other defining moments the tumultuous 1960s, is a monument in political biography.

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

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.