What Happened on November 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Arnold Shapiro's TV documentary "Scared Straight", narrated by Peter Falk as a controversial and questionable deterrent to juvenile delinquency, debuts on Los Angeles' KTLA-TV
  • Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31
  • France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro, Brazilian mixed-martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion