What Happened on October 12, 1978

Historical Events

  • Representatives of Israel & Egypt open talks in Washington

Murder of Interest

Sid Vicious charged with murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen

Famous Birthdays

  • Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist, born in Benalla, Victoria, Australia
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Sid Vicious in NYC

About October 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 11 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