What Happened on June 19, 1978

Historical Events

  • "Best Little Whorehouse..." opens at 46th St NYC for 1577 performances

Historic Event

Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip

Cricket History

Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling


Famous Birthdays

  • Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
  • Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball power forward (NBA Finals MVP 2011; NBA MVP 2007; 14 × NBA All-Star; Dallas Mavericks), born in Würzburg, Germany
  • Garfield the Cat, animated character "Big fat hairy deal"
  • Mía Maestro, Argentine actress
  • Tyson Dux, Canadian wrestler, born in Miramichi, New Brunswick

Zoe SaldañaZoe Saldaña (44 years old)

American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey


1978 Highlights

About June 19, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

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