What Happened on December 20, 1978

Historical Events

Event of Interest

H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff released from jail

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Markov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia
  • Geremi Njitap, Cameroon footballer, born in Bafoussam, Cameroon
Born in 1978
1978 Highlights

About December 20, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 12 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