On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1978

Historical Events

  • Columbia Pictures pays $9.5 million for movie rights to "Annie"

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Søgaard, Danish football player, born in Brædstrup, Denmark
  • Joy Giovanni, American actress & glamour model, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sonja Kesselschläger, German heptathlete, born in Finsterwalde, Germany
1978 Highlights

About January 20, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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