July 8 in History
1874July 8, 1874:
The royal police service of Canada (Mounties) starts its March West.
1889July 8, 1889:
American international newspaper “The Wall Street Journal” is published by Dow Jones & Company.
1965July 8, 1965:
The John Boorman film titled “Having A Wild Weekend” is first shown in London.
1974July 8, 1974:
English musician David Bowie drops his first official live album titled “David Live”.
1978July 8, 1978:
Highly-rated British musicians Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon are arrested for being drunk and behaving disorderly after a concert at Apollo.
1981July 8, 1981:
American new wave group ‘The Go-Go’ drops their first album titled “Beauty and the Beat”.
1996July 8, 1996:
British girls band Spice Girls, issues their first hit single titled "Wannabe," in the United Kingdom.
2010July 8, 2010:
Christopher Nolan's science fiction action film titled "Inception" premieres at Leicester Square Theatre in London.