This Day In U2 History

October 12

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U2 History on this Day

  • U2 are featured on the cover of Hot Press on the issue dated October 12 – October 26. It is their first cover on the magazine. (1979)
  • Originally U2 intended to play a show in Munich, Germany on this day, but the band cancelled 14 shows early in the tour to give them more time to rehearse the new material. (1984)

U2 Album and EP Releases on This Day

  • October Album (Original Release) by U2 (Originally released: 1981-10-12)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

  • Miserere Single by Zucchero and Pavarotti (Originally released: 1992-10-12)
  • A Very Special Christmas Compilation Album by Various Artists (Originally released: 1987-10-12)
  • October Album (Original Release) by U2 (Originally released: 1981-10-12)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1981: Top Rank Suite, Brighton, England [U2]
  • 1989: National Tennis Centre, Melbourne, Australia [U2]
  • 2001: Molson Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada [U2]
  • 2006: Harpo Studios, Chicago, IL, USA [Bono]

    Bono and Alicia Keys appear on Oprah to perform “Don’t Give Up (Africa)”

  • 2009: Cowboys Stadium, Dallas, TX, USA [U2]
  • 2014: RAI TV Studio, Milan, Italy [Bono and The Edge]

    Bono and The Edge appear on Italian TV show, Che Tempo Che Fa.

  • 2018: Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy [U2]

    U2 play the second of four shows in Milan on the Experience and Innocence tour.

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