On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1978

Historical Events

Music Awards

13th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Crystal Gayle win

  • Gyorgy Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre" premieres in Stockholm

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Robinson, actor (Neil Atwater-Swan's Crossing)
  • Guy Berryman, Scottish bassist (Coldplay), born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
  • Riley Smith, American actor, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1978 Highlights

About April 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries