1978 – Composer Jacques Brel dies at the age of 49.
1978 – David Bowie releases his live album Stage this day in rock history!
1978 – On today’s singles chart, Boston’s “Don’t Look Back” peaks at No. 4, while Exile continue to hold the No. 1 spot with “Kiss You All Over.”
1978 – Abba songwriter Benny Andersson and Abba singer Frida Lyngstad marry in Sweden, months before Bjorn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Faltskog file for divorce.
1978 – Tammy Wynette, the popular Country music singer who cracked the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968 with “Stand By Your Man”, was abducted, beaten and held in her car for two hours by a kidnapper wearing a ski mask. He held a gun on her and forced her to drive 90 miles from Nashville, […]
1978 – The world’s first sculpted sleeve is utilized for Squeeze’s “Goodbye Girl” single.
1978 – The members of Aerosmith bailed thirty fans out of jail after they had been arrested for smoking pot during an Aerosmith concert at the Fort Wayne Coliseum.