On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Vice President Walter Mondale begins trip to Middle East

42nd Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale
42nd Vice President of the United States
Walter Mondale

Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Kirby, Canadian American actor (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Nicole Scherzinger, American singer (Pussycat Dolls), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sam Farrar, Australian-American bassist (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Crane, American DJ and actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed), murdered at 49
1978 Highlights

About June 29, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer