On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Pink [Rosenberg], American hypnagogic pop and chillwave musician and songwriter ("Before Today"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Erno "Emppu" Vuorinen, Finnish symphonic metal guitarist (Nightwish; Brother Firetribe), born in Kitee, Finland
  • Juan Román Riquelme, Argentine footballer
  • Luis García, Spanish footballer
  • Pantelis Kafes, Greek footballer
  • Shunsuke Nakamura, Japanese footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Charroux, French writer (b. 1909)
1978 Highlights

About June 24, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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