On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Kayvan Novak, English actor, born in Cricklewood, London
  • Tommy Marth, American rock saxophone player (The Killers, 2008-2010), born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d. 2012)
1978 Highlights

About November 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

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

Music Charts

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