What Happened on August 4, 1987

Historical Events

  • FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters

Famous Deaths

  • Kenny Price, American country singer ("Walking on New Grass"; "Happy Tracks"), dies of a heart attack at 56
1987 Highlights

About August 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
  • UK #1 Song: La Bamba - Los Lobos