What Happened on August 5, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • New Orlean Saints beat Phil Eagles 14-7 in Mexico City (NFL expo)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Gevaert, Belgian sprinter
  • Kristin Link, Fairfax Va, diver (Olympics-96)
  • Lorrie Fair, Los Altos CA, soccer defender (Olympics-96)
  • Nektaria Karantzi, Greek singer

Famous Deaths

  • Queenie Smith, actress/dancer (Funny Side), dies at 79