What Happened on December 18, 1978

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Curtis, American soccer player

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes, American actress (Dawson's Creek, Batman Begins), born in Toledo, Ohio

  • Naomi Lang, Arcata California, dance skater (with partner Peter Tchernyshev)
1978 Highlights

About December 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Le Freak - Chic
  • UK #1 Song: Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord - Boney M