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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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The Driver

The Driver

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States of America

Grease

Grease

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway

Country: United States of America

Heaven Can Wait

Heaven Can Wait

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry

Starring: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

Country: United States of America

The Wild Geese

The Wild Geese

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Go Tell the Spartans

Go Tell the Spartans

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson, Jonathan Goldsmith, Marc Singer

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1978?
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Kalki by Gore Vidal

Kalki

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Gore Vidal's metaphysical thriller about an end-of-the- world cult.

Scruples by Judith Krantz

Scruples

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Scruples is the novel that created publishing history, the first-and widely acknowledged to be the very best-novel ever written about the staggeringly luxurious life of a Beverly Hills boutique and the people who work in

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

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 Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …