What Happened on June 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


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

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Men's Tennis: Björn 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
  • Joseph Freeman Jr is 1st black priest in Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Sport awardGolf Major

LPGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus GC: Nancy Lopez wins by 6 strokes from fellow American Amy Alcott

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Jackson, American actor (Dawson's Creek, Fringe), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Ujjwala Raut, Indian supermodel