June 5th, 1976

June 5th, 1976, fell on a Saturday. Day 157 of 1976. Decade: 1970s.

44 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since June 5th, 1976.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 5th, 1976:

  • 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1976:

  • United States: Love Hangover - Diana Ross
  • United Kingdom: No Charge - J.J. Barrie

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 5th, 1976.

  • 1976 in music.

    Top music artists in 1976 included the likes of Wings, KC and the Sunshine Band, Rod Stewart, Ohio Players, Barry Manilow, England Dan, John Ford Coley, Wild Cherry, Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band, Diana Ross, ABBA, The Manhattans and The Spinners.

  • Jimmy Carter.

    U.S. President Jimmy Carter was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1976.

  • 1976 in movies.

    Movies released in 1976 included Rocky, To Fly!, A Star Is Born, All the President's Men, The Omen, In Search of Noah's Ark, King Kong, Silver Streak, The Enforcer, Midway, Carrie, Freaky Friday, Car Wash and Taxi Driver.

  • Barry Manilow - "I Write the Songs"

    "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow would go on to win a Grammy for 1976's Song of the Year.

  • Rocky

    "Rocky" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976.

  • UEFA Euro 1976

    The 1976 UEFA European Football Championship is held in Yugoslavia. Czechoslovakia win the competition after defeating West Germany on penalties.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 44 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since June 5th, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1976.
  • Leap Year: 1976 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on June 5th, 1976, will be 44 years of age.
  • People born in 1976 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 202777200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 5th, 1976:

  • May 6th, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • May 12th, 1976: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Saint-Etienne 1-0.
  • June 2nd, 1976: Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles is murdered by a car bomb.
  • June 6th, 1976: The Boston Celtics win the 1976 NBA Finals after they defeat the Phoenix Suns 4-2.
  • June 27th, 1976: Palestinian militants hijack an Air France plane before flying it to Entebbe, Uganda.
  • July 4th, 1976: Israeli commandos free 103 hostages from an Air France plane at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 5th, 1976, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 5th, 1976 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.
  • Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.

1976 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1976.

"Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "All in the Family" - "Sesame Street" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1976 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1976:

  • Cher dolls
  • Micronauts
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on June 5th, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 5th, 1976 was probably conceived around the 27th of August, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 5th, 1976 is the 15th of March, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Breakout - Arcade game published by Atari.
  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.

5th of June

Events that have occurred on the 5th of June:

  • June 5th, 1960: The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
  • June 5th, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.
  • June 5th, 1968: American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California
  • June 5th, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of "pneumonia" that has been found in five homosexual men.
  • June 5th, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • June 5th, 1996: Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal to be successfully cloned.
  • June 5th, 2004: Former US President Ronald Reagan passes away.
  • June 5th, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • June 5th, 1977: The Portland Trail Blazers win the 1977 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.
  • June 5th, 1987: The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
  • June 5th, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 5th, 1998: The film The Truman Show (1998) is released.
  • June 5th, 2002: Irish politics: Enda Kenny becomes the new leader of Fine Gael.
  • June 5th, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1976.

  • 16,073 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,388,707,200 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,620,158,400 times.
  • Since June 5th, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 716,572,915,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 231,451,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,428,819 steps. That's about 53,079 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,664,486 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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