On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1978

Historical Events

  • Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m, 7:32.1
  • Soyuz 30 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Polish) to Salyut 6 space station
  • US Seasat 1, 1st oceanographic satellite, launched into polar orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Lolly [Anna Shantha Kumble], British singer (Viva la Radio), born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
1978 Highlights

About June 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer