What Happened on December 25, 1978

Historical Events

  • 8th Fiesta Bowl: #8 Arkansas ties #15 UCLA, 10-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Strong, American actor (Succession), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Simon Jones, English cricket fast bowler (18 Tests, 59 wickets, BB 6/53; Glamorgan CCC, Worcestershire CCC, Hampshire CCC), born in Swansea, Wales
1978 Highlights

About December 25, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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

Music Charts

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