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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Mar 31 1978
Kathrin Clare Ward
03/31/1871-10/14/1938
107
Died Aged:67
Jobyna Howland
03/31/1880-06/07/1936
98
Died Aged:56
Tina Pica
03/31/1884-08/16/1968
94
Died Aged:84
Eiffel Tower
03/31/1889
89
Victor Varconi
03/31/1891-06/06/1976
87
Died Aged:85
Doro Merande
03/31/1892-11/01/1975
86
Died Aged:83
Eddie Dunn
03/31/1896-05/05/1951
82
Died Aged:55
Peter Haddon
03/31/1898-09/07/1962
80
Died Aged:64
M.E. Clifton James
03/31/1898-05/08/1963
80
Died Aged:65
Volker Schlondorff
03/31/1939
39
Ralph Littlefield
03/31/1901-12/27/1977
77
Died Aged:76
George Cusin
03/31/1902-02/15/1964
76
Died Aged:61
John Harron
03/31/1903-11/24/1939
75
Died Aged:36
Peter Pan
03/31/1903-03/19/1990
75
George Ford
03/31/1905-07/30/1983
73
Robert Stevenson
03/31/1905-04/30/1986
73
Sammy Shack
03/31/1906-07/05/1985
72
Eddie Quillan
03/31/1907-07/19/1990
71
Freddie Green
03/31/1911-03/01/1987
67
Robert Hamer
03/31/1911-12/04/1963
67
Died Aged:52
Al Nesor
03/31/1911-04/15/1999
67
Lucille Bliss
03/31/1916-11/08/2012
62
Robert Osterloh
03/31/1918-04/16/2001
60
Ted Post
03/31/1918-08/20/2013
60
Edward Sheehan
03/31/1918-06/11/1992
60
Amelia Bayntun
03/31/1919-01/??/1988
59
Peggy Rea
03/31/1921-02/05/2011
57
Richard Kiley
03/31/1922-03/05/1999
56
Patrick Magee
03/31/1922-08/14/1982
56
Bob Simmons
03/31/1922-10/21/1987
56
Donald Elson
03/31/1923
55
Carmencita Johnson
03/31/1923-09/26/2000
55
Rita Quigley
03/31/1923-08/25/2008
55
Kathleen O'Malley
03/31/1924
54
Roy Poole
03/31/1924-07/01/1986
54
Jean Coutu
03/31/1925-11/01/1999
53
Sydney Chaplin
03/31/1926-03/03/2009
52
William Daniels
03/31/1927
51
Dilys Hamlett
03/31/1928-11/07/2002
50
John Lee
03/31/1928-12/21/2000
50
Herb Muller
03/31/1928-05/18/1995
50
David Aylmer
03/31/1929-07/20/1964
49
Died Aged:35
Betty Carr
03/31/1929-08/31/2008
49
Alexander Davion
03/31/1929
49
John Herbert-Bond
03/31/1929-09/19/1994
49
Lee Patterson
03/31/1929-02/14/2007
49
Kenton Moore
03/31/1932
46
Nagisa Oshima
03/31/1932-01/15/2013
46
Dickie Walters
03/31/1932
46
Shirley Jones
03/31/1934
44
Richard Chamberlain
03/31/1935
43
Diane Jergens
03/31/1935
43
Yevgeni Lazarev
03/31/1937-11/18/2016
41
Walter Wyatt
03/31/1939-03/07/1986
39
Frank Ellis
03/31/1942
36
Salvatore Billa
03/31/1943-05/22/2006
35
Christopher Walken
03/31/1943
35
Tessa Mallos
03/31/1944-06/09/2017
34
Joseph Olita
03/31/1944-06/01/2014
34
Valerie Curtin
03/31/1945
33
Gabe Kaplan
03/31/1945
33
Al Gore
03/31/1948
30
Rhea Perlman
03/31/1948
30
Hallie Foote
03/31/1950
28
Ed Marinaro
03/31/1950
28
Vanessa Del Rio
03/31/1952
26
Angus Young
03/31/1955
23
Aissa Wayne
03/31/1956
22
Mary Cadorette
03/31/1957
21
Marc McClure
03/31/1957
21
Tommy Thomas
03/31/1957-02/18/1999
21
Tony Cox
03/31/1958
20
Craig Hosking
03/31/1958
20
Bradley Lavelle
03/31/1958-03/22/2007
20
John F. Barmon Jr.
03/31/1959
19
Martin Lev
03/31/1959-03/11/1992
19
Michelle Nicastro
03/31/1960-11/05/2010
18
Mark Tuinei
03/31/1960-05/06/1999
18
Paul Mercurio
03/31/1963
15
Jacqueline Kim
03/31/1965
13
William McNamara
03/31/1965
13
Johnny Timko
03/31/1965
13
Beth Goddard
03/31/1969
9
Annabelle Neilson
03/31/1969-07/12/2018
9
Ewan McGregor
03/31/1971
7
Andrew Bowen
03/31/1972
6
R.D. Robb
03/31/1972
6
Rain Phoenix
03/31/1973
5
Mark Asante
03/31/1974
4
Emma Adkins
03/31/1975
3
Bettina Zimmermann
03/31/1975
3
Colin Farrell
03/31/1976
2
Harley Cross
03/31/1978
0
Martin Hofmann
03/31/1978
0
Daniel Mays
03/31/1978
0

Passed on Friday, Mar 31 1978
Astrid Allwyn
Ronald Ward

Aired on Friday, Mar 31 1978
Going StraightGoing Going Gone
Life at StakeHouston... We've Got a Problem
Mixed BlessingsHappy Birthdays, Dear Fathers
CPO SharkeyPruitt, the Russian Flu-Carrier

Now Showing Friday, Mar 31 1978
UK
Dominion
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Aired on Friday, Mar 31 1978
UK
BBC1
 7:30 pmEurovision Song ContestA Song for Europe 1978

Now Showing Friday, Mar 31 1978
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Aired on Friday, Mar 31 1978
USA
CBS
 8:00 pmWonder WomanThe Girl from Ilandia
 9:00 pmIncredible HulkTerror in Times Square

UK Chart
Saturday, Mar 25 1978
Wuthering HeightsKate Bush1
Denis (Denee)Blondie2
Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs (Lowry's Song)Brian & Michael3
Baker StreetGerry Rafferty4
I Can't Stand The RainEruption ft Precious Wilson5
Wishing On A StarRose Royce6
Come Back My LoveDarts7
Take A Chance On MeABBA8
Stayin' AliveThe Bee Gees9
I Love The Sound Of Breaking GlassNick Lowe10
Mr. Blue SkyElectric Light Orchestra11
EmotionsSamantha Sang12
Is This LoveBob Marley & The Wailers13
Every 1's A WinnerHot Chocolate14
FantasyEarth, Wind & Fire15
Ally's Tartan ArmyAndy Cameron16
Lilac WineElkie Brooks17
Whenever You Want My LoveThe Real Thing18
Rumour Has ItDonna Summer19
If You Can't Give Me LoveSuzi Quatro20


US Chart
Saturday, Mar 25 1978
Night FeverBee Gees1
Stayin' AliveBee Gees2
EmotionSamantha Sang3
Lay Down SallyEric Clapton4
Can't Smile Without YouBarry Manilow5
(Love Is) Thicker Than WaterAndy Gibb6
I Go CrazyPaul Davis7
Sometimes When We TouchDan Hill8
If I Can't Have YouYvonne Elliman9
Thunder IslandJay Ferguson10
Just The Way You AreBilly Joel11
Dust In The WindKansas12
Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)Chic13
FallingLeBlanc and Carr14
Jack And JillRaydio15
Our LoveNatalie Cole16
(What A) Wonderful WorldArt Garfunkel17
We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye AgainEngland Dan and John Ford Coley18
Ebony EyesBob Welch19
Running On EmptyJackson Browne20