What Happened on February 14, 1978

Historical Events

  • 1st "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments
  • In girls' HS basketball, Chicago Latin beats Harvard St George

Famous Birthdays

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira (45 years old)

Zimbabwean-American actress and playwright (The Walking Dead; Black Panther), born in Grinnell, Iowa

  • Darius Songaila, Lithuanian basketball player, born in MarijampolÄ—, Lithuania
  • Dean Gaffney, British actor, born in Hammersmith, London
  • Dwele [Andwele Gardner], American soul singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Laurie Schwoy, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Richard Hamilton, American basketball player, born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Born in 1978

Famous Weddings

Roger Miller

American country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Governali, American professional football player (b. 1921)

About February 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Take A Chance On Me - Abba