What Happened on June 8, 1978

Historical Events

  • 51st National Spelling Bee: Peg McCarthy wins spelling deification
  • Braves draft Bob Horner #1

Historic Event

Nevada jury rules Howard Hughes "Mormon Will" is a forgery

Famous Birthdays

Maria MenounosMaria Menounos (44 years old)

American actress, TV star (Today, Access Hollywood, WWE) and 1996 Miss Massachusetts Teen USA, born in Medford, Massachusetts

1978 Highlights

About June 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 21 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