On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "The Omen" premieres in the UK
  • 30th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • aKido, Canadian musician
  • Geoff Rowley, British skateboarder

Famous Weddings

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quaterback Terry Bradshaw (27) weds ice skater JoJo Starbuck (25) at Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJ. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty, American oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), dies at 83

Industrialist J. Paul Getty
J. Paul Getty
  • Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85