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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1978.
The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1978: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1978?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1978 High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
  • 03 Jun 1978 Phillies Dave Johnson is 1st to hit 2 pinch hit grand slams in a year
  • 04 Jun 1978 Working closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • 06 Jun 1978 Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57 percent.
  • 07 Jun 1978 32nd NBA Championship: Washington Bullets beat Sea Supersonics, 4 games to 3
  • 08 Jun 1978 51st National Spelling Bee: Peg McCarthy wins spelling deification
  • 09 Jun 1978 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) strikes down 148 year policy of excluding black men from priesthood
  • 10 Jun 1978 110th Belmont: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:26.8
  • 11 Jun 1978 Grease starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John opens
  • 12 Jun 1978 US House of Representatives allows live radio coverage
  • 13 Jun 1978 Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from Lebanon.
  • 14 Jun 1978 Sierra Leone adopts constitution
  • 15 Jun 1978 Belgian government resigns
  • 17 Jun 1978 Cheeseburger In Paradise by Jimmy Buffett peaks at #32
  • 18 Jun 1978 78th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 285 at Cherry Hill Country Club - Denver
  • 19 Jun 1978 Best Little Whorehouse... opens at 46th St. NYC for 1577 performances
  • 20 Jun 1978 A shootout between Provisional IRA members and the British Army leaves 1 civilian and 3 IRA men dead.
  • 22 Jun 1978 Neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois
  • 23 Jun 1978 Panamá recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • 25 Jun 1978 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • 26 Jun 1978 First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched
  • 27 Jun 1978 Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m, 7:32.1
  • 28 Jun 1978 Supreme Court orders California medical school to admit Allan Bakke a white man claiming reverse discrimination when application was rejected
  • 29 Jun 1978 US Vice President Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East.
  • 30 Jun 1978 English Prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States of America

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1978?
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The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The Amityville Horror

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In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

Mortal Friends by James Carroll

Mortal Friends

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Sweeping from the Irish Rebellion of the early 1920s to the tumultuous Boston of Mayor James Michael Curley and the Kennedys, Mortal Friends is the saga of Irish revolutionary Colman Brady

The Last Convertible by Anton Myrer

The Last Convertible

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Only a few times in a lifetime does a golden novel appear that captures the spirit of a generation and the heart of America.

Coming Into The Country by John McPhee

Coming Into The Country

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Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal,

The Human Factor by Graham Greene

The Human Factor

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Maurice Castle is a high-level operative in the British secret service during the Cold War. He is deeply in love with his African wife, who escaped apartheid South Africa with the