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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1976?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1976 Wayne L Hays, Democrat party Representative for Ohio, resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray).
  • 03 Sep 1976 American Viking 2 soft lands on Mars (Utopia), returns photos.
  • 04 Sep 1976 Palestinians hijack KLM DC-9 to Cyprus
  • 05 Sep 1976 Rex closes at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 06 Sep 1976 Russian pilot Belenko defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet
  • 09 Sep 1976 Chairman Mao Zedong, of the People's Republic of China, dies.
  • 10 Sep 1976 5 Croatian terrorists capture TWA-plane at La Guardia Airport, New York
  • 11 Sep 1976 90th US Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats E Goolagong Cawley (63 60) Evonne Goolagong loses her 4th straight US Open Final (Evert wins)
  • 12 Sep 1976 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
  • 16 Sep 1976 Egypt President Sadat re-elected
  • 17 Sep 1976 Amnesty International receives Erasmus-prize
  • 18 Sep 1976 Cleveland manager Frank Robinson last game as a player
  • 19 Sep 1976 Going Up opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 20 Sep 1976 Metroliner official opens in Brussels
  • 21 Sep 1976 Wings performs in Zagreb Yugoslavia
  • 23 Sep 1976 Ford-Carter TV debate
  • 24 Sep 1976 Oh! Calcutta! opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5959 performances
  • 25 Sep 1976 Porgy & Bess opens at Uris Theater NYC for 122 performances
  • 26 Sep 1976 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Carlton Golf
  • 28 Sep 1976 A&M sues George Harrison who fails to meet deadline for LP completion
  • 29 Sep 1976 Alice, debuts on CBS-TV

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Departed

The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Country: United States of America

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Faust

Faust

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

Country: United States of America

The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1976?
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Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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.

Crowned Heads by Thomas Tryon

Crowned Heads

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Though the greats of Hollywood may fade, their secrets live on foreverFedora is dead, and movies will never be the same.

Fire And Ice by Andrew Tobias

Fire And Ice

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Hardcover: 282 pages Publisher: William Morrow & Co; 7th Edition edition (August 1976) Language: English