TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Mercury (Pottstown, PA) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT June 13, 1978

The movie mu­si­cal “Grease,” star­ring John Tra­volta and Olivia New­ton-John, had its world pre­miere in New York.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1525

Ger­man the­olo­gian Martin Luther mar­ried former nun Katha­rina von Bora.

1789

Dur­ing the French Revo­lu­tion, the Na­tional As­sem­bly con­vened.

1842

Queen Vic­to­ria be­came the first Bri­tish monarch to ride on a train, trav­el­ing from Slough Railway Sta­tion to Padding­ton in 25 min­utes.

1927

Avi­a­tion hero Charles Lind­bergh was hon­ored with a ticker-tape pa­rade in New York City.

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