What Happened on February 1, 1978

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Director Roman Polanski skips bail & fled to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl

Event of Interest

Harriet Tubman is 1st African American woman to be honored on a US postage stamp

About February 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Up Town Top Ranking - Althia & Donna