What Happened on November 20, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer, born in Taiwan
  • Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ryan Leslie, American hip-hop, neo-soul, and pop singer-songwriter, musician and producer, born in Washington, D.C.
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio De Chirico, Italian painter (founded the scuola metafisica art movement), dies at 90
  • Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian poet (b. 1890)
1978 Highlights

About November 20, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 9 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