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Jimmy Carter is elected as 39th President defeating incumbent Gerald Ford
United States celebrates its 200th birthday
Gymnast Nadia Comaneci of Romania win gold in the Summer Olympics in Montreal
28 people die from a unexplained virus called “Legionnaire’s disease”
Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders defeat the Minnesota Vikings 32-14.
NBA: Boston Celtics defeat Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2
ABA: New Your Nets defeat Denver Nuggets 4 games to 2. It was the final season of the ABA.

Music artist that debut in 1976:
Blue Oyster Cult
Boston
Firefall
Peter Frampton
George Benson
Crystal Gayle
Heart
Dan Hill
Kansas
The Little River Band
Ted Nugget
Eddie Rabbitt
Kenny Rogers

Grammy- Record of the Year-
“The Masquerade”, George Benson

Academy Award Winners-
Best Picture: Rocky
Best Actor: Peter Finch, Network
Best Actress: Faye Dunaway, Network

Popular TV shows:
Charlie’s Angels
Happy Days
Laverne and Shirley
One Day at a Time
The Six Million Dollar Man
MAS*H

Notable Deaths:
Agatha Christie, 1/12/76, natural causes; 85
Chris Kenner, 1/25/76, heart attack; 46
Howard Hughes, 4/5/76, kidney failure; 70
Phil Ochs, 4/9/76, hanging; 35

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