This Day In U2 History

November 11

U2 History on this Day

  • U2 make their debut on the Irish Top 30 chart, with “Three” which peaked on the November 11 charts at #19. (1979)
  • U2 is one of ten acts that are inducted into the newly organized UK Music Hall of Fame. The other acts chosen by the organization were Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Bob Marley and Madonna. The other five acts were voted on by fans. The program folds after the 2006 ceremony. (2004)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

  • Testimony Compilation Album by Robertson, Robbie (Originally released: 2016-11-11)
  • Sun City Single by Artists Against Apartheid (Originally released: 1985-11-11)
  • Much Dance 1997 / Danse Plus 1997 Compilation Album by Various Artists (Originally released: 1997-11-11)
  • The Duets Compilation Album by Pavarotti, Luciano (Originally released: 2008-11-11)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Kent University, Canterbury, England (1980) [U2]
  • Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco, California (1987) [U2] U2 perform a short 9-song concert in San Francisco, which is filmed for Rattle and Hum.
  • Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand (1989) [U2]
  • HQ Club, Dublin, Ireland (1999) [Bono] At the after party for the MTV Europe Music Awards, Bono joins other musicians including Marilyn Manson and Iggy Pop in a short performance.
  • Telstra Stadium, Sydney, Australia (2006) [U2]
  • AccorHotel Arena, Paris, France (2015) [U2]
  • Trafalgar Square, London, England, United Kingdom (2017) [U2]

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