What Happened on February 8, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "5 O'Clock Girl" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • "Brigadoon" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 133 performances
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic
  • 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