What Happened on October 31, 1978

Historical Events

  • Iranian oil workers go on strike
  • People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South Yemen) adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer
  • Martin Verkerk, Dutch tennis player, born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands
  • Zachary Knighton, American actor (Happy Endings), born in Alexandria, Virginia
1978 Highlights

About October 31, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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