This Day In U2 History

August 08

U2 History on this Day

  • The Edge was born David Evans (1961)
  • On a chart dated August 8, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” peaks in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the USA at #1. (1987)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

  • Don't Come Knocking Film and Video Release by Various Artists (Originally released: 2006-08-08)
  • Path to Zero Promotional Release by Elias, Jonathan (Originally released: 2011-08-08)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1987: Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork, Ireland [U2]
  • 1990: Unknown, Dún Laoghaire, Ireland [Bono]

    Bono interrupts The Edge’s birthday dinner to sing “Happy Birthday” with two guests, David Bowie and Joe Elliott from Def Leppard, in tow.

  • 1993: Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland [U2]
  • 2001: Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain [U2]