This Day In U2 History

December 19

U2 History on this Day

  • After ending a show early on November 18 due to voice problems, U2 are forced to cancel a concert planned for this day in Amsterdam. The shows are rescheduled for January in Rotterdam. (1989)
  • On a chart dated December 19, “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” peaks in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the USA at #35. (1992)
  • On a chart dated December 19, “Sweetest Thing” peaks in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the USA at #63. (1998)
  • U2.Com streams the audio from the Paris show on December 9 for subscribers to the site. (2015)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • McGonagle's, Dublin, Ireland (1978) [U2]
  • Riviera Club, Baymount Hotel, Stranhill, Sligo, Ireland (1980) [U2]
  • Leisureland, Galway, Ireland (1982) [U2]
  • Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ, USA (1987) [U2]
  • Rose Garden, Portland, OR, USA (2005) [U2]
  • Patersons Stadium, Subiaco, Australia (2010) [U2]

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