What Happened on April 8, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Carmelina" opens at St James Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 204th & final episode of "All in the Family"
  • 8th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post
  • People's Republic of China joins IOC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexi Laiho, Finnish guitarist and singer (Children of Bodom, Sinergy, Kylähullut)
  • Jeremy Guthrie, American baseball player