What Happened on February 8, 2005

Historical Events

  • Leaders of both Palestine and Israel declare a truce in what many hope will be a "new era of peace"

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, dies at 88
  • Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician and organist (Walk On The Wild Side), dies at 79
  • Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers; Southern Pacific), dies of pneumonia at 56
2005 Highlights

About February 8, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • UK #1 Song: Like Toy Soldiers - Eminem