On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anjeza Shahini, Albanian singer (The Image of You), born in Tirana, Albania
  • Francesc F├ábregas Soler, Spanish footballer (Chelsea, Spanish national team), 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

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, singer/harmonica player, dies of drug abuse at 44