What Happened on January 24, 1978

Historical Events

  • 31st NHL All-Star Game, Buffalo Municipal Auditorium, Buffalo, NY: Wales beats Campbell, 3-2 (OT); MVP: Billy Smith, NY Islanders, G
  • Carter Executive Order on Intelligence (# 12036)

Famous Weddings

  • Rose Dugdale and Eddie Gallagher become the first convicted prisoners to marry in prison in the history of the Republic of Ireland.

Famous Deaths

  • Herta Oberheuser, German doctor (b. 1911)

About January 24, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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