On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1978

Historical Events

Historic Event

US Vice President Walter Mondale begins trip to Middle East

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? 43 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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