What Happened on January 31, 1978

Historical Events

  • "Elvis: The Legend Lives!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 101 performances
  • Israel turns 3 milt outposts in West Bank into civilian settlements

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Rutter, American "Jeopardy!" champion, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Fabi├ín Caballero, Argentine footballer, born in Misiones Province, Argentina
  • Ray Shah, Irish Big Brother contestant, born in Dublin, Ireland
Born in 1978

About January 31, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Up Town Top Ranking - Althia & Donna