What Happened on August 5, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Reg Lindsay, Australian country and western singer-songwriter ("Armstrong"; "Close The Door Lightly"), dies of pneumonia, at 79
  • Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter ("Escalator Of Life"; "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"), dies after surgery at 59
2008 Highlights

About August 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: All Summer Long - Kid Rock