On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • G├ęza Anda, Hungarian-Swiss pianist (Mozart/Bartok), dies at 54
1976 Highlights

About June 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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