Historical Events on October 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

"52nd Street" 6th studio album by Billy Joel is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year 1979)

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • Graig Nettles at 3rd makes many spectactular plays in WS game 3 as Guidry beats Dodgers, after trailing 2 games to 0 Yanks win next 4
  • Swaziland's new constitution promulgated bans political parties
  • Tiros N, US's 1st third generation weather satellite, is launched

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter answers callers' questions on National Public Radio

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter