What Happened on March 6, 1978

Historical Events

  • Brian Clark's stage drama "Whose Life is it Anyway?" starring Tom Conti and Jane Asher, and directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, opens at the Mermaid Theatre, London

Event of Interest

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and his lawyer shot by a militant white supremacist sniper in Georgia, leaving Flynt crippled and wheelchair bound

Famous Birthdays

  • Lara Cox, Australian Actress
  • Sage Rosenfels, American Football Player
  • Saukrates [Karl Amani Wailoo], Canadian rapper (Big Black Lincoln), born in Ottawa, Ontario
Born in 1978

About March 6, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Love Is) Thicker Than Water - Andy Gibb
  • UK #1 Song: Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush