* Jimmy Carter defeats incumbent Gerald Ford, becoming the first candidate from the Deep South to win a Presidential election since the Civil War.
* Sweden's most profitable corporation was pop group ABBA.
* The Pol Pot regime proclaims a new constitution for Democratic Kampuchea or Cambodia.
* In 1976 Sylvester Stallone is ROCKY - Where a small time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
* Romanian gymnast Nadia Comanici earned the first 'perfect 10's' in the 1976 Summer Olympics with seven all together..
* The United States celebrates its 200th birthday of independence from British Rule.
* Apple Computer was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The first computer, reports say, sold for $666.66.
* In New York City, the 'Son of Sam' pulls a gun from a paper bag, killing 1 and seriously wounding another, in the first of a series of attacks that will terrorize the city for the next year.
* The ink-jet printer is invented.
* Writer Tom Wolfe declared the '70s the 'Me Decade'.
* Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
* Silly Love Songs - Wings
* Tush - ZZ Top
* One Bad Apple - The Osmonds
* 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
* A Fifth Of Beethoven - Walter Murphy
* Dream Weaver - Gary Wright
* Disco Duck - Rick Dees
* Convoy - Paul Brandt
* Devil Woman - Cliff Richards
* Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
* Fly, Robin, Fly - Silver Convention
* Keep On Rocking Me - Steve Miller Band
* Let Your Love Flow - Bellamy Brothers
* Do You Feel Like We Do - Peter Frampton
* December, 1969 Oh What A Night - Four Seasons
* Tonight's The Night - Rod Stewart
* Take The Money And Run - Steve Miller Band
* Squeeze Box - The Who.
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