#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Friday 8 February 1980

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elisabetta Gregoraci and William Jackson Harper. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Khwab, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Serpentine by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tenspeed and Brown Shoe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cytron Masters or Time Traveler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1980 or at February 08 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 February 1980 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 8 February 1980

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Khwab

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Yogeeta Bali, Birbal, Mithun Chakraborty, Utpal Dutt

More info

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

More info

Agency

Directed by: George Kaczender

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

More info

Shi di chu ma

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

More info

Inferno

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 8 February 1980

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

Directed by: Various

More info

Anna

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

More info

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

More info

Lord Schmetterhemd

More info

Take the High Road

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 8 February 1980!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 February
Famous Deaths:

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1980 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on February 08, 1980 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 8 February 1980

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 8 February 1980 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1980?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Serpentine

By: Thomas Thompson

With compelling style and suspense this true-crime book reconstructs the bizarre, bloody journey of a mesmerizing but sinister young man named Charles Sobhraj.

More info

Sophie's Choice

By: William Styron

Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan ...

More info

The Windsor Story

By: J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy

The Windsor Story

More info

The Right Stuff

By: Tom Wolfe

From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly

Cytron Masters

Cytron Masters

Platform: Atari 400/800, Apple II

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: SSI

Time Traveler

Platform: TRS-80[citation needed], Apple II, Commodore PET

More info

Rogue

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, TRS-80 CoCo, Unix, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Roguelike

More info

Polaris

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Taito

More info

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

More info

The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

More info

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

More info

The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

More info

The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 8 February 1980 is such a special date for you!