What Happened on November 1, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Koevermans, Dutch soccer striker and coach (4 caps; Sparta Rotterdam), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • Manju Warrier, Indian actress (How Old Are You?), born in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red), dies at 63
1978 Highlights

About November 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Needed Me - Anne Murray
  • UK #1 Song: Summer Nights - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John