On This Day


Rocker Bono

Full Name: Paul Hewson
Profession: Rocker


Why Famous: Lead singer of rock group U2

Born: May 10, 1960
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Age: 60 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

  • 1982-08-21 U2 lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Ali Hewson (21)

Historical Events

  • 1976-09-25 Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2
  • 2013-07-17 U2 singer Bono is made a Commandeur of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

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