On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron Muncey, Australian guitarist (Jet)
  • Ralf Little, English actor/comedian
  • Stephen Wright, English footballer
  • William Jackson Harper, American actor (The Good Place), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces singer David Bowie (33) after just under 10 years of marriage

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Famous Deaths

  • Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (b. 1936)
1980 Highlights

About February 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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