What Happened on August 19, 1978

Historical Events

  • 422 die in an arson fire at a movie theater in Iran

Famous Birthdays

  • Aarti Sequeira, Indian-American cook and television personality (The Next Food Network Star, 2010; Aarti Party; Guy's Grocery Games), born in Mumbai, India
  • Chris Capuano, American baseball player (Pitcher), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
1978 Highlights

About August 19, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 18 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