On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

6th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Carol Burnett win (TV)

  • Greg Chappell 235 & Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad
  • The first festival of rock music kicks off in the Soviet Union
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen Milne, Australian rules footballer