What Happened on November 28, 1978

Historical Events

  • 44th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Sims, Oklahoma (RB)

Album Release

Atlantic Records releases "Briefcase Full of Blues", the debut album by The Blues Brothers (Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi); album tops the chart and becomes best-selling blues record of all-time

Sports History

Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years

1978 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brent Albright, American professional wrestler
  • Freddie Mitchell, American football player
  • Haytham Tambal, Sudanese footballer
  • Mehdi Nafti, Tunisian footballer
  • Ryan Leslie, American producer
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Morell [Cecil AndrĂ© Mesritz], British actor (Ben-Hur, The Message, Hound of the Baskervilles), dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Argentine football executive (b. 1902)

About November 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

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