This Day In U2 History

August 20

U2 History on this Day

  • U2 make their first appearance on the Top of the Pops playing “Fire” (1981)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

  • Now! 7 Compilation Album by Various Artists (Originally released: 2002-08-20)
  • Champagne from a Straw Digital Single by Corr, Andrea (Originally released: 2007-08-20)
  • Red Moon Album by Call, The (Originally released: 1990-08-20)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • BBC Television Centre, London, England, United Kingdom (1981) [U2]

    U2 appear on Top of the Pops to perform their new single, “Fire.”

  • Lorelei Amphitheater, St. Goarshausen, Germany (1983) [U2]
  • Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, MA, USA (1992) [U2]
  • Wembley Stadium, London, England (1993) [U2]
  • Expo Gelaende, Hanover, Germany (1997) [U2]
  • Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield, England (2009) [U2]
  • Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland (2010) [U2]

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