What Happened on June 14, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Gong Show" premieres on TV (syndication)
  • French Open Men's Tennis: Adriano Panatta of Italy beats American Harold Solomon 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 for his lone Grand Slam singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Carr, British Stand-up comedian, Television presenter
  • Massimo Oddo, Italian football player
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Géza Anda, Hungarian-Swiss pianist (Mozart; Bartók), dies at 54

About June 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) - Wurzels