This Day In U2 History

May 19

U2 History on this Day

  • Although released in Ireland a few days earlier, “11 O’Clock Tick Tock“ is released on this day in the UK, and is their first release outside of Ireland. (1980)
  • U2 perform at a concert to encourage a “Yes” vote in the upcoming referendum on the Peace Accord, and Bono is joined on stage by David Trimble and John Hume, the leaders of Northern Ireland’s main Protestant and Catholic parties. (1998)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

  • Mystery Girl Remastered Album by Orbison, Roy (Originally released: 2014-05-19)
  • Falling at Your Feet Single by Lanois, Daniel (Originally released: 2003-05-19)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Ryerson Theatre, Toronto, Canada (1981) [U2]
  • Music Hall, Cleveland, OH, USA (1983) [U2]
  • Estadio Carlos Tartiere, Oviedo, Spain (1993) [U2]
  • Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO, USA (1997) [U2]
  • Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland (1998) [U2] This is the "Yes Campaign" show, and Bono and The Edge join Ash for "Don't Let Me Down", and the full band joins for "One" and "Stand by Me."
  • Slipper Room, New York, NY, USA (2005) [U2]
  • SAP Center, San Jose, CA, USA (2015) [U2]
  • CenturyLink Center, Omaha, NE, USA (2018) [U2]

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