What Happened on May 28, 1979

Historical Events

Television Premiere

ABC premiere of TV's "The House on Garibaldi Street", based on the 1960 capture of Adolf Eichmann in Argentina

  • European Market accepts Greece as member

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Bradford, American actor
  • Joeri Jansen, Belgian athlete
  • Monica Keena, American actress
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • William Edmonson, American bass harmony and gospel vocalist (Southernaires), radio, stage and screen actor (Thirty Years Later), dies at 76

About May 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
  • UK #1 Song: Sunday Girl - Blondie