On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1978

Historical Events

  • Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach
  • Revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "The King & I" closes at Uris Theater, NYC after 719 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Inferno [Zbigniew PromiƄski], Polish heavy metal drummer (Behemoth), born in Tczew, Poland
  • Tyrese [Gibson], American R&B singer (Tyrese) and actor (Transformers), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California
1978 Highlights

About December 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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