Fun Facts image 1976

Financial

  • Yearly income: $16,000
  • New house: $43,300
  • Gallon of gas: .59¢
  • Microwave: $169

Showbiz

  • "Rocky" premieres
  • "Family Feud" game show premieres
  • "The Muppet Show" premieres
  • "Charlie's Angels" premieres
  • Reese Witherspoon born

Other Stuff

  • The United States turned 200 this year
  • Steve Jobs and Stephen Wozniak founded and launched Apple computers
  • IBM introduces the first laser printer called IBM 3800
  • First artificial gene created in test tube