On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • William Edmonson, American bass harmony and gospel vocalist (Southernaires), radio, stage and screen actor (Thirty Years Later), dies at 76
1979 Highlights

About May 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

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