What Happened on December 8, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Bravo" network premieres on cable TV

Famous Photo

Annie Leibovitz has a photo-shoot with John Lennon, the last person to professionally photograph him before he is murdered on the same day

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandt Snedeker, American golfer (US Masters 2008, British Open 2012 3rd), born in Nashville, Tennessee
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

John LennonJohn Lennon (1940-1980)

British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), shot and murdered outside of his home in NYC by Mark David Chapman at 40

About December 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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