1975 1976 1977
Alva Myrdal publishes The Game of Disarmament: How the U.S. and Russia Run the Arms Race.
James Scott publishes The Moral Economy of the Peasant.
Church Committee reports.
Miami Cuban wingnuts bomb a Cubana Airlines flight and kill 73 people.
Film The Voyage of the Damned is released.
Jerry Rubin publsihes his memoir Growing (Up) at 37.
China's population is 937.17 million.
UNCTAD IV in Nairobi.
January 1: Federal Hourly Minimum Wage is raised from $2.10 (1975) to $2.30 an hour.
January 30: Hard Times Conference, Chicago
March 1: Pakistani President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto names General Zia ul-Haq, a very pious Muslim, to be Pakistan's new army chief of staff. Not a good choice. Zia overthrows Bhutto in 1977 and executes him in 1979.
March 24: Bloodless military coup in Argentina. Military declares that it is beginning the Process of National Reconciliation or El Proceso.
March 27: South African troops driven out of Angola by the MPLA and Cuban troops. Pretoria loses face.
April 20: Raul Castro arrives in Luanda to discuss timetable for the withdrawal of Cuban troops.
July 4: United States celebrates its bicentennial.
July 19: Argentine military kills radicals Robi Santucho and Liliana Delfino discovered hiding in a 'safe house.'
September 9: Mao Zedong dies at the age of 82.
September 21: Chilean dissident exile Dr. Orlando Letelier and his American aide Ronni Karpen Moffitt are assassinated in Washington, DC, with a bomb planted by agents of the DINA, the Chilean secret police.
August 29: Political prisoner Rafael Lasala or 'Nestor' found dead in a cell in Unidad-9 Prison in La Plata.
October 18: Japanese Prime Minister Miki Takeo visits Yasukuni Shrine.
November 2: In the Presidential election, Democrat Jimmy Carter defeats quasi-incumbent Republican President Gerald Ford
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