On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1978

Historical Events

Historic Event

India's former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi is released from jail

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaoru Sugayama, Japanese volleyball player, born in Iwanuma, Japan
1978 Highlights

About December 26, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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