On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1978

Historical Events

  • USSR launches Kosmos 1000 navigational satellite
  • Wings release "London Town" album

Famous Birthdays

  • Jérôme Rothen, French soccer winger (France 13 caps, Paris SG, Caen, Monaco), born in Châtenay-Malabry, France
  • Tony Yayo, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Astrid Allwyn, actress (Love Affair, Girl for Calgary), dies at 68
  • Charles Herbert Best, American-Canadian physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin), dies at 79
1978 Highlights

About March 31, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries