What Happened on October 19, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Sellers, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • Henri "Trollhorn"Sorvali, Finnish heavy metal muscian (Moonsorrow), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • James Roberts, British Ice Hockey Player
  • Zakhar Dubenskiy, Russian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gig Young [Byron Elsworth Barr], American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They), kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64
1978 Highlights

About October 19, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 18 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