On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1981

Historical Events

  • "5 O'Clock Girl" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • "Brigadoon" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 133 performances
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

Famous Birthdays

  • Myriam Montemayor Cruz, Mexican singer
  • Tommy Michaels, actor (Timmy Hutton-All My Children), born in Staten Island, New York
1981 Highlights

About February 8, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius