What Happened on February 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Taxi Driver" directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster is released

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese
Actor Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
Actress Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
  • Jan Stephens wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Naples Golf Classic
  • Largest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Wash-21,130)

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Piatt, American baseball player
  • Holly Manthei, Edina Minn, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics-96)
  • Jim Parque, Norwalk California, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer