On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1978

Historical Events

  • "Working" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • 32nd Tony Awards: "Da" and "Ain't Misbehavin'" win
  • Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Lachute GC: JoAnne Carner wins by 8 strokes from Hollis Stacy
  • Liberal Julio Turbay Ayola wins Colombia elections

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Broadcaster Howard Stern (24) marries Alison Berns at Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline Massachusetts.

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

LoveWedding of Interest

Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams (26) weds first wife Valerie Velardi

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Jorge de Sena, Portuguese novelist and poet (Reino da Estupidez), dies at 58
1978 Highlights

About June 4, 1978

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

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini