What Happened on May 28, 1978

Historical Events

Indy 500

Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Snr in a Lola dominates second half of race to hold off Tom Sneva for his third Indy victory

  • Second round of the presidential elections in Upper Volta. The election is won by incumbent Sangoul√© Lamizana.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jake Johnson [Weinberger], American actor (New Girl - "Nick"), film producer, and screenwriter, born in Evanston, Illinois
Born in 1978

Famous Weddings

Jerry West

NBA legend Jerry West (40) weds cheerleader Karen Bua

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Brough, English actor (b. 1905)

About May 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams
  • UK #1 Song: Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring - Boney M