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
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