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

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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