On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1978

Historical Events

  • French TV announced a rating of "0" for a program about an Armenian's woman's 40th birthday, (comp: Napoleanic drama-67%, Knockout-33%)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer, born in Giannouli, Greece
  • Kate Ritchie, Australian actress, born in Goulburn, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator, dies at 71
1978 Highlights

About August 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo