What Happened on March 19, 1978

Historical Events

  • 50,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against neutron bomb

PGA Players Championship

PGA Tournament Players Championship, Sawgrass CC: Jack Nicklaus wins his 3rd TPC title, 1 stroke ahead of Lou Graham; 4th straight start for Nicklaus that ends with a top-2 finish

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Julia, French mathematician (b. 1893)
  • [Madabhushi Ananthasayanam] M. A. Ayyangar, Indian politician (Speaker of Lok Sabha, Governor of Bihar), dies at 87

About March 19, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 19 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