What Happened on June 21, 1978

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Evita", starring Elaine Page, premieres at the Prince Edward Theatre, London

  • 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 and coach, born in Perugia, Italy
  • Dejan Ognjanović, Montenegrin football player
  • Erica Durance, Canadian actress (Smallville), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Matt Kuchar, American golfer (British Open 2017 runner-up), born in Winter Park, Florida
Born in 1978

About June 21, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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