What happened with running shoes in 1978?
Blue Ribbon Sports change their name to Nike:
What else happened in 1978?
On May 5, baseball player, Pete Rose from the Cincinnati Reds gets his 3000th major league hit.
The serial killer David Berkowitz (“Son of Sam”) is sentenced to 365 years in prison on June 12.
On June 19, the English cricket player, Ian Botham, becomes the first to score a century and take eight wickets in one innings of a Test match.
The first Garfield comic strip is published.
Artificial insulin is synethsized.
The Space Invaders video game is released by Taito.
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