What Happened on April 7, 1978

Historical Events

  • Guttenberg bible sells for $2,000,000 in New York City

Sports History

US Court of Appeals upholds Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's voiding of attempted player sales by A's owner Charlie Finley in June 1976

Event of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter defers production of neutron bomb

1978 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Duncan James, British pop singer (Blue -"If You Come Back"), and actor (Hollyoaks), born in Dorset, England
  • Siobhan Drake-Brockman, Australian tennis player (1994 Port Pirie), born in Bunbury, Australia
  • Vladimir Voltchkov, Belarusian tennis player
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Kanitz, Austrian-American composer, dies at 83

About April 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 15 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