On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ford, English singer-songwriter (Songs for the Road), born in Dartford, Kent, England
  • Lionel Scaloni, Argentine retired footballer (World Cup 2006), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Vincent Larusso, Livingston, NJ, actor (Adam-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3)

Famous Deaths

  • William Steinberg, German-American conductor (Boston Symphony 1969-71), dies at 78
1978 Highlights

About May 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus