On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Evita" premieres in London

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Tim Rice
  • The British Army shoots dead 3 Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a passing Ulster Volunteer Force member at a postal depot on Ballysillan Road, Belfast; it is claimed that the PIRA volunteers were about to launch a bomb attack

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristiano Lupatelli, Italian footballer
  • Dejan Ognjanović, Montenegrin football player
  • Erica Durance, Canadian actress
  • Jack Guzman, American actor
  • Matt Kuchar, American golfer (British Open 2017 runner-up), born in Winter Park, Florida