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, English skateboarder (co-owner Flip Skateboards; Thrasher Magazine "Skater of the Year" 2000), born in Liverpool, England

Famous Weddings

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

Famous Deaths

J. Paul Getty

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

  • 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? 45 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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