What Happened on October 7, 1978

Historical Events

  • LA Dodgers win the pennant
  • MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 1
  • MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1
  • USSR performs nuclear test
1978 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alesha Dixon, British pop singer (Mis-Teeq), born in Welwyn Garden City, England
  • Nathaniel Rateliff, American roots-rock, R&B, and folk singer- songwriter (The Night Sweats - "S.O.B"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer, born in Shrirampur, India
Born in 1978

Famous Weddings

Merle Haggard

American country singer-songwriter Merle Haggard (41) weds his backup singer Leona Williams (35); divorce in 1983

About October 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 16 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