What Happened on October 4, 1978

Historical Events

Film Premiere

Film adaptation of Ira Levin's novel "The Boys from Brazil", starring Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier premieres

  • Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I
  • Pier 39 opens in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor
  • Kyle Lohse, American baseball pitcher (14th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams; Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Chico, California
1978 Highlights

About October 4, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 27 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