What Happened on January 3, 1978

Historical Events

  • Indian cricket spin bowler B. S. Chandrasekhar becomes first in Test history to register identical figures in both innings (6 for 52) in Indian innings win over Australia in 3rd Test in Melbourne

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Wood, English children's television presenter and magician
  • Kimberley Locke, American pop-dance singer-songwriter and television personality, born in Hartsville, Tennessee
  • Park Sol-mi, South Korean actress
Born in 1978
1978 Highlights

About January 3, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: New Year Holiday (United Kingdom), New Year's Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings