What Happened on December 6, 1976

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Alicia Machado, Venezuelan-American actress, winner of Miss Universe 1996 and Donald Trump critic, born in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Colleen Haskell, American television personality (Survivor: Borneo 2000 contestant), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Lindsay Price, American actress (Bold & Beautiful, All My Children), born in Arcadia, California
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • João Goulart, President of Brazil (b. 1918)
1976 Highlights

About December 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Under The Moon Of Love - Showaddywaddy