What Happened on May 14, 1978

Historical Events

  • "Working" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • First round of the presidential elections in Upper Volta

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Macanga, Angolan footballer
  • Brent Harvey, Australian footballer
  • Eddie House, American basketball player
  • Gustavo Varela, Uruguayan footballer
  • Heather Brink, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Lear, American engineer, manufacturer and CEO (Lear Jet Corp), dies at 75

About May 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: With A Little Luck - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring - Boney M