What Happened on October 27, 1978

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitri Kogan, Russian concert violinist (Five Great Violins), born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2017)
  • Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • Vanessa-Mae [Vanakorn Nicholson], Singaporean-British violinist and Olympic alpine skier, born in Singapore
Born in 1978
1978 Highlights

About October 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hot Child In The City - Nick Gilder
  • UK #1 Song: Summer Nights - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John