Since today is the 30th Anniversary of Live Aid, I thought I’d reblog this post from 2013.
On July 13, 1985, at Wembley Stadium in London, Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially open Live Aid, a worldwide rock concert organized to raise money for the relief of famine-stricken Africans.
Continued at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia and at other arenas around the world, the 16-hour “superconcert” was globally linked by satellite to more than a billion viewers in 110 nations. In a triumph of technology and good will, the event raised more than $125 million in famine relief for Africa.
This venue doesn’t exist any more. I didn’t have tickets for Live Aid so I wasn’t there but I had enjoy several other concert events at JFK. This stadium was also used for the…
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