On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana de la Reguera, Mexican actress (Goliath), born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • Bernt Haas, Swiss footballer, born in Vienna, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Ford Frick, American baseball commissioner, dies at 83
1978 Highlights

About April 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 8 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