Clear80° FULL FORECASTClear80° FULL FORECAST
Make us your home page
Instagram

Live Aid is 24 years old this week

13

July

LIVE_AID
Twenty-four years ago today, before 162,000 live fans and a TV audience of 1.5 billion, musician Bob Geldof staged the most impressive display of humanitarianism the world had seen.

RELATED NEWS/ARCHIVE

Live Aid primarily played Philadelphia and London (with Phil Collins flying on the Concorde so he could play both shows) in a quickly organized effort to raise funds for African famine relief. Similar concerts were staged in Germany, Australia, the Soviet Union and the Netherlands.

Click here to see a rundown of all the bands who played. But first, how many '80s musicians can you identify in the photo above?

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:48pm]

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...