On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1976

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Akido [Kim Gaboury], Canadian musician (Dancing in Chains), born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Geoff Rowley, British skateboarder

Famous Weddings

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback 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
Industrialist
J. Paul Getty
  • Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85
1976 Highlights

About June 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini