What Happened on June 1, 1978

Historical Events

  • England cricket fast bowler Chris Old becomes only third man to capture 4 wickets in 5 balls in a Test, as Pakistan dismissed for 164 in 1st Test at Edgbaston; Old 5 for 70

Cricket Debut

Future England cricket captain David Gower makes his Test debut in 1st Test against Pakistan in Birmingham; England win by an innings and 57 runs

Event of Interest

High Council destroys judgment against Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten

  • The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed
1978 History

About June 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams
  • UK #1 Song: Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring - Boney M