What Happened on July 6, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Muslim West Beirut
  • The Taunton sleeping car fire occurred in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people.

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player
  • Rachel Rochelli, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tamera Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)
  • Tia Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds record producer George Richey (42) in Florida

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette