On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian soccer striker (85 caps; Bayern Munich 224 games, 87 goals), born in Callao, Peru
  • Gerald Asamoah, German soccer forward (43 caps; Schalke 04 279 games, 44 goals), born in Mampong, Ghana
  • Jake Shears, singer (Scissor Sisters)
  • Shannyn Sossamon, American actress