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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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All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

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

Country: United States of America

The Bad News Bears

The Bad News Bears

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Country: United States of America

Sparkle

Sparkle

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith

Country: United States of America

Family Plot

Family Plot

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane

Country: United States of America

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Country: United States of America

Books

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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.

Nightwork by Irwin Shaw

Nightwork

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Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

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 Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …