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
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Hackett, American jazz cornetist, trumpeter (Glenn Miller; Benny Goodman; Jackie Gleason), and orchestra leader (Air Time '57), dies at 61
1976 Highlights

About June 7, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) - Wurzels