What Happened on October 30, 1978

Historical Events

  • Laura Nickel & Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1
  • Uganda troops attack Tanzania

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Swafford, American actress and writer (Worst-Case Scenario), born in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • Martin Dossett, American football player, born in Portland, Texas
1978 Highlights

About October 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Needed Me - Anne Murray
  • UK #1 Song: Summer Nights - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John