1976 in television
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The year 1976 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1976.
Global television events
- The Olympics, broadcast from Montreal, Canada, draw an estimated one billion viewers worldwide.
- Matsushita introduces the VHS home video cassette recorder to compete with Sony's Betamax system.
|January 6||Danny Pintauro||Actor (Jonathan on Who's the Boss?)|
|January 7||Tyron Leitso||Canadian actor (Being Erica)|
|January 23||Tony Lucca||Actor (Mickey Mouse Club, Malibu Shores)|
|February 3||Isla Fisher||Australian actress (Home and Away)|
|February 29||Ja Rule||Rapper, actor|
|March 13||Danny Masterson||Actor (That '70s Show)|
|March 23||Keri Russell||Actress (Mickey Mouse Club, Felicity)|
|April 6||Candace Cameron Bure||Actress (Full House)|
|April 20||Joey Lawrence||Actor (Gimme a Break!, Blossom)|
|May 10||Rhona Bennett||Singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club)|
|June 5||Marc Worden||Actor (Mickey Mouse Club), voice-over actor (Iron Man)|
|July 9||Fred Savage||Actor and director (The Wonder Years)|
|August 6||Soleil Moon Frye||Actress (Punky Brewster)|
|August 8||JC Chasez||Actor (Mickey Mouse Club) and singer (*NSYNC)|
|August 11||Will Friedle||Actor (Boy Meets World), voice actor (Kim Possible)|
|August 27||Sarah Chalke||Actress (Roseanne, Scrubs)|
|September 19||Alison Sweeney||Actress, host (Days of Our Lives, The Biggest Loser)|
|October 3||Seann William Scott||Actor|
|October 19||Omar Gooding||Actor (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper)|
|October 23||Ryan Reynolds||Actor (Two Guys and a Girl)|
|November 11||Lisa Gleave||Actress and model (The Price Is Right)|
|November 27||Jaleel White||Actor (Steve Urkel on Family Matters)|
|November 29||Anna Faris||Actress (Mom)|
|June 25||Jay Jostyn||74||American radio and TV actor)|
|August 28||Anissa Jones||18||Child actress (Buffy on Family Affair)|
|December 12||Jack Cassidy||49||Actor (Oscar North on He & She)|
- Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.