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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1976?


Events

  • 02 Mar 1976 Bubbling Brown Sugar opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
  • 03 Mar 1976 Mozambique closes border with Rhodesia.
  • 04 Mar 1976 John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes in Toledo, Ohio.
  • 06 Mar 1976 Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova and Gorshkov (URS)
  • 07 Mar 1976 Morocco and Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria.
  • 09 Mar 1976 First female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy.
  • 11 Mar 1976 Near Newport, Rhode Island, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake occurs.
  • 12 Mar 1976 South African troops leave Angola.
  • 13 Mar 1976 Mozambique recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • 14 Mar 1976 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race.
  • 15 Mar 1976 Failed coup in Nigeria.
  • 16 Mar 1976 British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigned, citing personal reasons.
  • 17 Mar 1976 Rubin Hurricane Carter is retried
  • 19 Mar 1976 Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years.
  • 20 Mar 1976 Patricia Hearst convicted of armed robbery
  • 23 Mar 1976 International Bill of Rights goes into effect (35 nations ratifying)
  • 24 Mar 1976 In Argentina, the armed forces overthrow the constitutional government of President Isabel Peron and start a 7-year dictatorial period self-styled the National Reorganization Process. Since 2006, a public holiday known as Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice is held on this day.
  • 25 Mar 1976 My Fair Lady opens at St. James Theater NYC for 384 performances
  • 26 Mar 1976 Wings release Wings at the Speed of Sound album
  • 27 Mar 1976 Washington DC underground Metro opens
  • 29 Mar 1976 Eight Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting four Kent State students.
  • 30 Mar 1976 Israel kills six Palestinians protesting land confiscation.
  • 31 Mar 1976 Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their first ever NBA playoff berth.

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Movies

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The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

A Place in the Sun

A Place in the Sun

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

Patterns

Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 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

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

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 Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.