What Happened on May 4, 1987

Famous Birthdays

  • Anjeza Shahini, Albanian singer ("The Image of You"), born in Tirana, Albania
  • Cesc F├ábregas, Spanish soccer midfielder (110 caps; Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Chelsea, Monaco FC), born in Arenys de Mar, Spain
  • Jorge Lorenzo, Spanish motorcycle racer (MotoGP World Champion 2010, 12, 15; 250cc World Champion 2006-07), born in Palma, Majorca, Spain
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Cathryn Damon, American actress (Mary-Soap, She's Having a Baby), dies of cancer at 56
  • Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist and writer, dies at 59
  • Paul Butterfield, American blues singer and harmonica player (Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Better Days), dies of drug abuse at 44
1987 Highlights

About May 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

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