What Happened on March 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British government of Callaghan falls
  • Lazarus & Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood & night in Ukraine" premieres
  • Major nuclear accident at 3 Mile Island, Middletown, Pennsylvania (no deaths)

Famous Birthdays

  • Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress

Famous Deaths

  • Emmett Kelly, circus clown (Weary Willy), dies at 80