What Happened on June 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

24th LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Sport awardTennis Open

77th Men's French Open: Bjorn Borg beats Guillermo Vilas (6-1, 6-1, 6-3)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas

Sport awardTennis Open

77th Women's French Open: Virginia Ruzici beats Mima Jausovec (6-2, 6-2)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Mima Jausovec
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Mima Jausovec
  • Christa Tybus of London sets record of 24½ hrs of hula-hoop

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Film "Grease" opens, starring John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, based on the 1971 musical

  • Joseph Freeman Jr is 1st black priest in Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Jackson, actor (Mighty Ducks)
  • Leah Sexton, Miss Missouri Teen USA (1996)
  • Ujjwala Raut, Indian supermodel