What Happened on April 13, 1978

Historical Events

  • Jackson slugs a 3-run HR in the 1st inning, & the field is showered

Famous Birthdays

  • Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer, born in La Pobla de Segur, Spain
  • Chris Sligh, American singer and Idol finalist, born in Madison, Tennessee
  • Kyle Howard, American actor, born in Loveland, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Chambers, Canadian artist, dies at 47
  • Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74
1978 Highlights

About April 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Night Fever - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs - Brian & Michael