On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1979

Historical Events

  • Radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3

Music releaseAlbum Release

The Cure release their debut album "Three Imaginary Boys" (Boys Don't Cry in US, Australia)

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Talcott Parsons, American sociologist, dies at 76
1979 Highlights

About May 8, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus