On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1978

Historical Events

  • 1st game of Women's Pro Basketball League (WBL), Chicago Hustle vs Milwaukee Does
  • Pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Metcalfe, American actor, born in Carmel Valley, California
1978 Highlights

About December 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 14 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