On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1978

Historical Events

  • Belgian government resigns
  • Italy's pres Leone resigns due to Lockheed affair
  • Soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days

Famous Birthdays

  • RoRo [Romell Chapman], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer
  • Zach Day, American baseball player

Famous Weddings

  • Jordan's King Hussein marries Elizabeth Halaby, 26-yr-old American

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

US Senator Edward W. Brooke (58) divorces first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco after 31 years of marriage

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician and NCRV-chairman, dies at 83
1978 Highlights

About June 15, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini