What Happened on August 29, 1978

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • USTA National Tennis Center opens in Flushing NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Celestine Babayaro, Nigerian footballer, born in Kaduna, Nigeria
1978 Highlights

About August 29, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Grease - Frankie Valli
  • UK #1 Song: Three Times A Lady - Commodores