What Happened on February 5, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 28th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 133-125 at Atlanta
  • Fred Newman makes 88 consecutive basketball free throws blindfolded

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Russell, American football player
  • Kristina Cherina, Miss Croatia Universe (1997)
  • Shawn Reaves, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83
  • Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68