What Happened on January 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 44th Orange Bowl: #6 Arkansas beats #2 Oklahoma, 31-6
  • 44th Sugar Bowl: #3 Alabama beats #9 Ohio State, 35-6
  • 64th Rose Bowl: #13 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 27-20
  • Rhino Records releases their 1st album "Wildmania"

Famous Birthdays

  • Devin Doherty, actor (Jimmy Clayton-Swan's Crossing)
  • Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American ballroom dancer and TV personality (Dancing with the Stars), born in Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Toyoguchi Megumi, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)