Friday, May 05, 2006

1976, Part I

1976 was the last time that the team now known as the Los Angeles Clippers (then the Buffalo Braves) moved out of the first round of the NBA playoffs.

The first commercial Concorde ttok of in January.

The first 4.6 miles of the Washington DC subway opened.

Apple Computers was formed.

The Ramones released their first album.

Locally, Utah House 36 candidate Phil Riesen was promoted from "the town's toughest street reporter" to co-anchor of channel 4's "Action News."

The stock market on November 2 (election day) was 966.09.

In the NBA, the Jazz played in New Orleans, the Nets in New York, and Buffalo and Kansas City had teams.

Nobody had heard of the Los Angeles Raiders.

Oh, anf Orrin Hatch was elected to the U.S. Senate.


The Spirit of 1976
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
Part VI
Part VII
Part IX

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