What Happened on February 8, 1976

Historical Events

Taxi Driver

"Taxi Driver" directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster, premieres in NYC (Palme d'Or 1976)

  • Largest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Wash-21,130)

Famous Birthdays

  • Holly Manthei, American soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Jim Parque, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Norwalk, California
  • Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer and captain of Bangladesh, born in Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Born in 1976

About February 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Forever And Ever - Slik