What Happened on February 8th, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
  • David Hares "Racing Demon" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bethany Hamilton, Pro-surfer (Soul Surfer), born in Lihue Hawaii

Professional Surfer Bethany Hamilton
Professional Surfer
Bethany Hamilton

Famous Deaths

  • Del Shannon, American rock musician and songwriter (Runaway), commits suicide at 55