On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Halloween", directed by John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut, is released

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter
  • Israeli government approves "in principle", a draft compromise peace
  • Padres Gaylord Perry is 1st to win Cy Young in both leagues (NL)

Famous Birthdays

  • Riley Mants, 200m breaststroker (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer