What Happened on January 16, 1978

Historical Events

American Music Awards

5th American Music Awards: Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty win

  • Soyuz 27 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfredo Amézaga, Mexican baseball player, born in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Virginia Pope, American fashion editor (New York Times), dies at 92
1978 Highlights

About January 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Come Back - Player
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings