This Day In U2 History

June 01

U2 History on this Day

  • The band’s first appearance on RTÉ is re-broadcast on a “Best Of” episode of Young Lines. The announcer explains that the band had originally appeared as The Hype, but have since changed their name to U2. The original appearance was March 2, 1978. (1978)
  • On a chart dated June 1, “All I Want is You” peaks on the Official UK Charts at #4. (1989)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

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U2 Shows on This Day

  • Brady's, Liverpool, England (1980) [U2]
  • San Francisco Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, USA (1983) [U2]
  • St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland (1985) [U2]
  • National Exhibition Centre Arena, Birmingham, England (1992) [U2]
  • Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, USA (1997) [U2]
  • Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, USA (1997) [Bono] Bono records an interview with Access Hollywood, which is aired June 7, during the interview he sings, "Two Shots of Happy, One Shot of Sad"

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