On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1978

Historical Events

  • AL approves transfer of Red Sox to Jean Yawkey for $15M
  • General strike in Peru

Famous Birthdays

  • Carolyn Moos, American model and professional basketball player
  • Mike Gonz├ílez, American baseball player, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Scott Raynor, American drummer (Blink-182, 1992-1998), born in Poway, California
1978 Highlights

About May 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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