The following major events took place in 1976:
- A long hot summer required the Labour Government of the day to appoint a Minister for Drought encouraging you to share your baths with a friend. (... and only flush when you had to. Dont know about you but I have to EVERYTIME!)
- Standpipes in the streets.
- Jumpers for goalposts.
The following military events took place in 1976:
- 1 June: Britain and Iceland officially end the Cod War.
- 4 July: Israeli forces fly to Uganda and free 103 hostages being held at Entebbe airport.