What Happened on July 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 600,000 attend Watkins Glen Summer Jam in NY
  • At Old Timer's Game it's announced Martin will again manage Yankees
  • Price of gold tops $200-an-oz level for 1st time
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Hitomi Yaida, Japanese singer/songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70