What Happened on November 16, 1978

Historical Events

  • Major Indoor Soccer League holds its 1st draft

Famous Birthdays

  • Carolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Eric Crouch, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2001, U of Nebraska; Green Bay Packers; Toronto Argonauts), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Kip Bouknight, American baseball player, born in Columbia, South Carolina
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), dies at 75
1978 Highlights

About November 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: MacArthur Park - Donna Summer
  • UK #1 Song: Rat Trap - Boomtown Rats