In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…


General Motors (GM) is making a comeback with its Cadillac ATS sports sedans, which have increased their sales by 38% so far this year. This increase is the biggest annualized gain since 1976. In this slideshow, we take a look at what was happening in the year when General Motors had a best selling car.


In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Oldsmobile Cutlass was the best selling passager car in the U.S.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Jimmy Carter, former governor of Georgia, was elected president of the United States.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Average gas price was $0.65

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Atari released Breakout, the video game.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Dr. Milton Friedman of the University of Chicago, won the Nobel Prize for economics.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

What Fax machine? We use the Telex machine.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

SuperBowl - Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cleveland Browns.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

The Ramones played their first "professional" gig at CBGB

The Ramones played their first "professional" gig at CBGB

In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Patty Hearst and her bank robbery trial.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

"All in the family" was the top TV show.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Inaugurate commercial Concorde SST passenger service between London and Washington.

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Academy Awards  picture of the year: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (W/ Jack Nicholson) AND "Rocky" was the top grossing movie.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

The first color picture was taken on the surface of Mars the Viking I lander.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Tina Turner said beat it to Ike.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Apple Computer was on April Fool's Day in 1976.

Apple Computer Inc. founder Steve Jobs as he introduces the new Apple II in Cupertino, Calif. Apple Computer was formed 20 years ago, on April Fool's Day in 1976.

In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

From the spring-summer collection, Christian Dior present a raw silk jacket with two breast pockets, worn over a blue crepe de chine dress with pleated skirt.

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World Series - New York Yankees against the Cincinnati Reds.

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Television newsman Tom Brokaw looks very much like how he looks now.

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The space shuttle Enterprise flew and landed.

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In 1976, the best selling car was made by GM…

Reintroduction of the $2 bill to the U.S. currency.

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