On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1978

Historical Events

  • Comoros adopts constitution
  • The Voltaic Revolutionary Communist Party is founded.
  • Tuvalu (formerly Ellice Islands) declares independence from UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaver
  • Leticia Cline, American model and TV Personality
1978 Highlights

About October 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss You All Over - Exile
  • UK #1 Song: Summer Nights - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John