What Happened on May 11, 1978

Historical Events

  • Margaret A Brewer is 1st female general in the US Marine Corps

Famous Birthdays

  • Laetitia Casta, French supermodel and actress, born in Pont-Audemer, France
  • Perttu Kivilaakso, Finnish cellist (Apocalyptica), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Richard Spencer, American white supremacist, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist & poet, dies at 93
1978 Highlights

About May 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman
  • UK #1 Song: Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring - Boney M