This Day In U2 History

November 20

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World Events

  • U2 film a video for “Window in the Skies“ at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne, Australia. (2006)

U2 History on this Day

  • Having finished the album Pop the studio cam allowing fans to watch progress online is shut down and now shows only a whiteboard with the text, “Elvis has hacked his way out of the building.”
  • On a chart dated November 20, “Vertigo” peaks on the Official UK Charts at #1. (2004)
  • Bono has a small role in the film Across the Universe and he filmed it in New York. (2005)
  • U2 are due to play a five night stand on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, including tonight, but the residency is cancelled due to Bono’s bike accident in November. (2014)

U2 Album and EP Releases on This Day

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

Promotional U2 Videos Released on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1978: Greengrove, Ennis, Ireland [U2]
  • 1979: New University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland [U2]
  • 1980: Polytechnic, Blackpool, England [U2]
  • 1981: Ritz, New York, NY, USA [U2]
  • 1993: ANZ Stadium, Brisbane, Australia [U2]
  • 1998: RTÉ Television Centre, Dublin, Ireland [U2]

    U2 appear on The Late Late Show for a special episode paying tribute to victims of the Omagh bombing, and perform two songs.

  • 2001: Arco Arena, Sacramento, CA, USA [U2]
  • 2004: NBC Studios, New York, NY, USA [U2]

    U2 make their second appearance on Saturday Night Live.

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