What Happened on November 17, 1978

Famous Birthdays

Rachel McAdams (44 years old)

Canadian actress (Mean Girls Midnight in Paris, Spotlight), born in London, Ontario

  • Reggie Wayne, American football player

Tom Ellis (44 years old)

Welsh actor (Miranda, Lucifer), born in Cardiff, Wales

  • ZoĆ« Bell, New Zealand actress
Born in 1978

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? 44 years, 10 months and 13 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