What Happened on February 8, 1981

Historical Events

  • "5 O'Clock Girl" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 12 performances

Musical Finale

Revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical "Brigadoon" closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 133 performances

  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak

Figure Skating History

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Myriam [Montemayor Cruz], Mexican Latin-pop singer, born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • Tommy Michaels, American actor (Timmy Hutton-All My Children), born in Staten Island, New York
Born in 1981

About February 8, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Celebration - Kool & The Gang
  • UK #1 Song: Woman - John Lennon