This Day In U2 History

October 31

World Events

  • Hallowe’en is celebrated.

U2 History on this Day

  • Larry Mullen Junior is born. (1961)
  • At the London premiere of Rattle and Hum the police will not allow U2 to play a short performance as they have done elsewhere. (1988)
  • On a chart dated October 31, “Sweetest Thing” peaks on the Official UK Charts at #3. (1998)
  • The original release date for Songs of Experience was rumoured to be October 31. (2016)

U2 Album and EP Releases on This Day

  • Achtung Baby Reissued Album (20th Anniversary) by U2 (Originally released: 2011-10-31)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Stokvishal, Arnhem, The Netherlands (1981) [U2]
  • Sport Paleis Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (1984) [U2]
  • Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA, USA (1992) [U2]
  • Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, MI, USA (1997) [U2]
  • Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI, USA (2001) [U2]
  • RTÉ Television Centre, Dublin, Ireland (2003) [Bono and The Edge]

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