What Happened on March 21, 1978

Historical Events

  • Padres fire Al Dark (2nd manager ever fired during spring training)
  • San Francisco passes its and the U.S.' most comprehensive homosexual rights bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d. 2007)
  • Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player
  • Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist
  • Rani Mukherjee, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Cottrell Jr., Creole-American jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist (Heritage Hall Jazz Band), dies at 67
1978 Highlights

About March 21, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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