What Happened on September 13, 1978

Historical Events

  • 1st flight of McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet
  • New York Yankees recover from 14 games behind to gain sole possession of AL East 1st place with 7-3 win over the Tigers in Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Kenton, English footballer (Norwich City), born in Wandsworth, England
  • Megan Henning, American actress (I Know Who Killed Me), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Swizz Beatz [Kasseem Dean], American rapper and record producer (Full Surface Records), born in NYC, New York
1978 Highlights

About September 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste Of Honey
  • UK #1 Song: Three Times A Lady - Commodores