What Happened on January 5, 1978

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Bülent Ecevit becomes Prime Minister of Turkey for the 3rd time


Famous Birthdays

  • Franck Montagny, French Formula One driver, born in Feurs, France

January JonesJanuary Jones (45 years old)

American actress (Betty Draper-Mad Men; X-Men: First Class) and model, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  • Sabrina Harman, American military figure and accused torturer, born in Lorton, Virginia
1978 Highlights

About January 5, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings