What day of the week was January 8, 1981?

The day of the week January 8th, 1981 fell on was a Thursday.

Jeff Francis the Canadian baseball player was born on 08 January in 1981. As was Ioannis Kokkodis the Greek swimmer , Genevieve Padalecki the American actress , Carmen Schäfer the Swiss curler , Xie Xingfang the Chinese badminton player .

Matthew Beard the American actor (b. 1925) died on this day in 1981.

A local farmer reports a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence the France, claimed to be "perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time".