On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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
Robert Smith

Famous Birthdays

  • Jayna Cronin Geneva NY, dance skater (& Dreger-1997 Natl-13th)

Famous Deaths

  • Talcott Parsons, American sociologist, dies at 76