What Happened on August 14, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer, born in Giannouli, Greece
  • Kate Ritchie, Australian actress, born in Goulburn, Australia
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • (Giuseppe) "Joe" Venuti, American jazz musician and pioneer violinist considered the "father of jazz violin", dies of cancer at 74
  • Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator, dies at 71
1978 Highlights

About August 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 19 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: Three Times A Lady - Commodores