On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1978

Historical Events

  • PSA Boeing 727 & a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Jodie Kidd, English model, born in Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Joel Pineiro, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Laura Nicholls, Canadian 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Ricardo Gardner, Jamaican footballer, born in St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
  • Roudolphe Douala, Cameroonian footballer, born in Douala, Cameroon

Famous Deaths

  • Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80
1978 Highlights

About September 25, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 2 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