On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1978

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Casey, American screenwriter and actor
1978 Highlights

About December 19, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 17 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