What Happened on May 3, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Mikado" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • Miami Herald reports a woman spent Friday & Saturday with Gary Hart

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Kiwanuka, British singer-songwriter ("Love & Hate"), born in Muswell Hill, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Dalida [Yolande Christina Gigliotti], French-Italian actress (The Sixth Day), singer (Bambino), and Miss Egypt 1954, commits suicide at 54
  • Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test for WI 1935, one run, 0-12), dies
1987 Highlights

About May 3, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
  • UK #1 Song: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship