Historical Events on December 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Deer Hunter", directed by Michael Cimino and starring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken and Meryl Streep, premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1979)

  • Commencement of the 1st day/night WSC cricket supertest at VFL Park