What Happened on September 8, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cheryl Prewitt (Miss), 22, crowned 52nd Miss America 1980
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pink [Alecia Beth Moore], American singer (Get the Party Started, Just Like a Pill), born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania

Singer Pink