What Happened on May 29, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • US 1st class postage rises to 15 cents (13 cents for 3 years)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Rickitt, British/New Zealand actor
  • Pelle Almqvist, Swedish musician (The Hives)
  • S├ębastien Grosjean, French tennis player

Famous Weddings


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke (24) weds school teacher Anna Friedmann

Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke
Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Ben Bernanke