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

Howard Stern

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

Robin Williams

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


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? 44 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  • UK #1 Song: Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring - Boney M