On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress (Midnight in Paris, Spotlight), born in Ontario, Canada
  • Reggie Wayne, American football player
  • Tom Ellis, Welsh actor (Miranda, Lucifer), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • ZoĆ« Bell, New Zealand actress

Famous Weddings

  • Gerald Lascelles, British aristocrat and son of Princess Mary weds 2nd wife Elizabeth Collingwood in Vienna
1978 Highlights

About November 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio