On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1976

Historical Events

Television Premiere

NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor & David Brinkley, premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Cassidy Rae, American actress (Sarah-Models Inc, Clarissa), born in Clermont, Florida
  • David Diaz, American light welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Necro [Ron Braunstein], Jewish American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Hackett, American jazz cornetist and orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61
1976 Highlights

About June 7, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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