This Day In U2 History

May 10

U2 History on this Day

  • Bono was born Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland (1960)
  • U2Songs.Com founder Aaron J. Sams was born (1973)
  • Bono claims to have written “Out of Control” today on his eighteenth birthday, although the line about Monday morning suggests he may have started it a few days earlier. (1978)
  • Bono’s daughter Jordan Hewson was born (1989)
  • On a chart dated May 10, “Staring at the Sun” peaks in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the USA at #26. (1997)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Town Hall Theatre, Ballina, Ireland (1980) [U2]
  • Woolsey Hall, New Haven, CT, USA (1983) [U2]
  • Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (1993) [U2]
  • Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN, USA (2001) [U2]
  • United Center, Chicago, IL, USA (2005) [U2]

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