What Happened on January 7, 1978

Historical Events

  • Angola revises its constitution in include a state security law

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Forrest, American classical pianist, composer (Requiem for the Living; Good Night, Dear Heart), and educator, born in Breesport, New York
  • Israel Keyes, American serial killer, born in Richmond, Utah (d. 2012)
  • Kevin Mench, American baseball player, born in Wilmington, Delaware
1978 Highlights

About January 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 1 month
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