What Happened on August 3, 1978

Historical Events

  • 11th Commonwealth Games open in Edmonton, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer, born in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered
1978 Highlights

About August 3, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Miss You - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John