On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1976

Historical Events

  • "The Omen" premieres in the US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

26th Berlin International Film Festival: "Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson" wins the Golden Bear

Lakota Sioux Chief Sitting Bull
Lakota Sioux Chief
Sitting Bull
  • Ranger Toby Harrah is only shortstop not to handle a fielding chance in doubleheader
  • The Soweto Uprising in South Africa leaves 174 blacks and two whites dead following 10 days of rioting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dubravka Vukotić, Montenegrin actress, born in Montenegro, Yugoslavia
  • José Cancela, Uruguayan footballer, born in Santa Lucía, Uruguay

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Peter Lawford (52) weds aspiring actress Deborah Gould (25)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer

1976 Highlights

About June 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer