On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1978

Historical Events

  • Super Bowl XII, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA: Dallas Cowboys beat Denver Broncos, 27-10; MVP: Harvey Martin, Dallas, DE & Randy White, Dallas, DT
  • Theodore Bundy kills Fla State U coeds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Cahill, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • Franco Pellizotti, Italian cyclist, born in Latisana, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Jackson, British trumpeter, dance band leader, and influential BBC disc jockey, dies at 71
  • Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy
1978 Highlights

About January 15, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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