On This Day

August 5, 2008 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Deaths in Music

  • 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 in Music