On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1978

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

50th Academy Awards: "Annie Hall", Richard Dreyfuss & Diane Keaton win

  • European market & China signs trade agreement

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Larry King moves his radio show from Miami to Washington, D.C.

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King

Famous Birthdays

  • John Smit, South African rugby player, born in Polokwane, South Africa
  • Matthew Goode, English actor (The Lookout), born in Exeter, Devon, England
  • Tommy Haas, German tennis player, born in Hamburg, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), dies at 74
1978 Highlights

About April 3, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries