On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1978

Historical Events

  • Italy legalizes abortion
  • Russian dissident Yuri Orlov exiled to compulsory work

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcus Giles, American baseball player, born in San Diego, California
  • Ricardo Carvalho, Portuguese footballer (Chelsea, Real Madrid), born in Amarante, Portugal
1978 Highlights

About May 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 5 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