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 [Marvin Bernard], American rapper (G-Unit - "So Seductive"), born in Queens, New York City
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Astrid Allwyn, actress (Love Affair, Girl for Calgary), dies at 68
  • Charles Best, American-Canadian medical scientist and co-discoverer of insulin, dies at 79

About March 31, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 23 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