What Happened on March 13, 1978

Historical Events

  • Moluccan "suicide commandos" occupies Province house

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Watson, American football player, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Tom Danielson, American road racing cyclist, born in East Lyme, Connecticut
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • David McKinley Williams, Welsh born American church composer, dies at 91
  • Ghulam Guard, Indian cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959), dies at 52
  • John Cazale, American stage and screen character actor (The Godfather; Dog Day Afternoon; The Deer Hunter), dies of lung and bone cancer at 42
1978 Highlights

About March 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Night Fever - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush