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

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces singer David Bowie (33) after 9 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? 40 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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