On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1978

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cincinnati Red Tom Seaver no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actor John Travolta
Actor
John Travolta
Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and Actress
Olivia Newton-John

Music releaseAlbum Release

Ringo Starr releases album "Bad Boy"

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Famous Birthdays

  • Dainius Zubrus, Lithuanian ice hockey player
  • Daniel Brühl, German actor (Good Bye Lenin!), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jasmine "Fish" Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer (Courage), born in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  • Lyndsey Marshal, British film/stage/television actress
1978 Highlights

About June 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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