What Happened on April 3, 1978

Historical Events

  • European market & China signs trade agreement

Radio History

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

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? 44 years, 10 months and 2 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