On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1978

Historical Events

Telethon

Jerry Lewis' 13th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $29,074,405

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Walz, Swedish artist, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Wes Bentley, American actor (Yellowstone), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas
1978 Highlights

About September 4, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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