What Happened on May 8, 1978

Historical Events

  • ABC TV airs "Stars Salute Israel at 30"

Famous Birthdays

  • Cindy Parlow, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jang Woo Hyuk, Korean singer, rapper, and dancer (HOT; JTL), and actor, born in Daegu, South Korea
  • Josie Maran, American model, born in Menlo Park, California
  • LĂșcio [Lucimar Ferreira da Silva], Brazilian footballer (Inter Milan), born in Planaltina, Brazil
  • Matthew Davis, American actor (Legally Blonde, Vampire Diaries), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sandra Kleinova, Czech tennis star (1995 Futures-Turku-FIN), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
Born in 1978

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Donny Osmond (20) weds Debra Glenn (19) at Salt Lake Temple in Utah
1978 Highlights

About May 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman
  • UK #1 Song: Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring - Boney M