On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Cheeseburger In Paradise" by Jimmy Buffett peaks at #32
  • Ron Guidry sets Yankee record with 18 strike-outs
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army kill an RUC officer and kidnap another near Crossmaglen, County Armagh

Famous Birthdays

  • Isabelle Delobel, French European ice dancer
  • Kumiko Aso, Japanese actress

Famous Deaths

  • Cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68