What Happened on May 15, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Chow, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/silver, 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • Caroline Dhavernas, Canadian actress (Niagra Motel; Mary Kills People), born in Montreal, Quebec

David Krumholtz (45 years old)

American actor (Numb3rs; Harold and Kumar films), born in NYC, New York

  • Dwayne DeRosario, Canadian footballer
  • Edu, Brazilian footballer
  • Krissy Taylor, American model, born in Miami, Florida (d. 1995)
  • Zoltan Bathory, Hungarian-born American musician and martial artist (Five Finger Death Punch), born in Szentendre, Hungary
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

Robert Menzies (1894-1978)

12th Prime Minister of Australia (United Australia Party: 1939-41, Liberal: 1949-66) and its longest-serving, dies of a heart attack at 83

1978 Highlights

About May 15, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 18 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