(Saturday, February 8, 2003) — “All I Have” by Jennifer Lopez featuring LL Cool J was the #1 song on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for the first of four weeks (February 8/15/22, March 1, 2003). It was the fourth and final number one hit for Lopez on the chart (1999-2003).
Video: 'Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters (1997) - Karen Carpenter (March 2, 1950 - February 4, 1983)' (Feb. 4, 1983, at 5:46)
(Tuesday, February 8, 1983) — Karen Carpenter, the singing half of the popular 1970s brother-and-sister musical duo The Carpenters, was buried today following a funeral at United Methodist Church in Downey, California, that drew thousands of fans as well as family, friends and fellow musicians. Continue reading Karen Carpenter funeral draws celebrities, family, fans 30 years ago today (1983)
Video: 'The World At War: It's A Lovely Day Tomorrow Burma 2/5' (Feb. 8, 1943, at 3:43)
(Monday, February 8, 1943; during the Burma Campaign, part of the Pacific War during World War II) — 3,000 Chindits, a British India “Special Force” led by British Brigadier Orde Charles Wingate, marched into northern Burma today, launching Operation Longcloth against the Japanese.