What Happened on March 11, 1978

Historical Events

  • Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
  • USF-led Bill Cartwright scores 23 points as the Dons oust NC

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Luque, Spanish soccer forward (17 caps Spain, 3 Catalonia; RC Deportivo La Coruña 101 games), born in Terrassa, Spain
  • Christopher Rice, American author (A Density of Souls, The Snow Garden), born in Berkeley, California

Didier DrogbaDidier Drogba (45 years old)

Ivorian football player (Chelsea, Phoenix Rising FC, Ivorian national team), born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Claude François, French pop singer-songwriter ("Comme d'habitude"), electrocuted in a home mishap at 39

About March 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Love Is) Thicker Than Water - Andy Gibb
  • UK #1 Song: Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush