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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1976?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1976 Britain gives Gilbert Island (Kiribati) self rule
  • 02 Nov 1976 Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for President
  • 03 Nov 1976 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA / Japan Mizuno Golf
  • 04 Nov 1976 1st mass-market free-agent reentry draft, Reggie Jackson, Joe Rudi, Gullett, Tenace, Fingers, Baylor, Grich and McCovey, available
  • 05 Nov 1976 New AL franchises in Seattle and Toronto fill up their rosters
  • 06 Nov 1976 Former Twins relief ace Bill Campbell is 1st free-agent to sign with a new team, joining the Red Sox for $1 million over 4 years
  • 07 Nov 1976 Gone With the Wind televised
  • 08 Nov 1976 A series of earthquakes spreads panic in the city of Thessaloniki, which is evacuated.
  • 09 Nov 1976 Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career
  • 10 Nov 1976 Utah Supreme Court authorizes execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore.
  • 14 Nov 1976 War criminal Pieter Menten captured 1 day after fleeing
  • 15 Nov 1976 Syrian army conquerors Beirut
  • 16 Nov 1976 Rick Barry (San Francisco Warriors), ends then longest NBA free-throw streak of 60.
  • 19 Nov 1976 George Harrison releases This Song
  • 20 Nov 1976 George Harrison appears on Saturday Night Live
  • 22 Nov 1976 Algeria Constitution goes into effect
  • 23 Nov 1976 Apneist Jacques Mayol is the first man to reach a depth of 100 m undersea without breathing equipment.
  • 24 Nov 1976 Reds Joe Morgan wins his 2nd straight NL MVP Award
  • 25 Nov 1976 OJ Simpson gains 273 yards for Buffalo vs. Detroit
  • 26 Nov 1976 German DR deprives singer / Poet Wolf Biermann citizenship
  • 27 Nov 1976 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship
  • 28 Nov 1976 64th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 23-20
  • 29 Nov 1976 Free agent Reggie Jackson signs 5 year pact with New York Yankees
  • 30 Nov 1976 42nd Heisman Trophy Award: Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh (RB)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

Network

Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1976?
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Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Adolf Hitler by John Toland

Adolf Hitler

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose

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 …

The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski

The Right And The Power

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First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow