What Happened on December 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Delmore, African-American figure skater (1996 Grand Prix champ), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Evren Genis, Turkish composer
  • Louis (artist), Korean singer ("Jung Hwa Ban Jum")
  • Monica Bîrlădeanu, Romanian actress, born in Iaşi, Romania

Famous Deaths

  • Clifton Chenier, American blues singer (Bayou Blues), dies at 53
  • Fay Compton, actress (Othello), dies at 74