What Happened on August 11, 1978

Historical Events

  • "C'est Chic" second studio album by Chic is released featuring single "Le Freak" (Billboard Album of the Year 1979)
  • Legionnaire's disease bacteria isolated in Atlanta
1978 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Amber Brkich, American reality television personality
  • Jermain Taylor, American boxer
Born in 1978

Famous Weddings


Charo marries Kjell Rasten, a producer, in South Lake Tahoe, California

About August 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Three Times A Lady - Commodores
  • UK #1 Song: You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John