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The Week in DD History: March 28 to April 3 - The Daily Duranie

The Week in DD History: March 28 to April 3

In my opinion, March has felt like four months long, at the very least. In other words, it has been the world’s longest month so I’m pretty happy to get to the end of it. Maybe, it is because this week is my spring break, which I’m super happy about. Of course, I fear that the next couple of months will be even slower. So, my plan is to appreciate this week, including the Duran Duran events that happened over the years during this time.

March 28:

  • Duran Duran played at House of Blues in Anaheim in 2001.
  • Four years later, in 2005, Duran Duran played at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Columbus, Ohio.

March 29:

  • The band played at the Secret Policeman’s Ball for Amnesty International in 1987.
  • The single for Come Undone was released in the UK in 1993.

March 30:

  • Power Stations’s Some Like It Hot peaked at number 14 in the UK in 1985.
  • In 1989, Duran played at Kiel Opera House in St. Louis.
  • Duran Duran appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2011.

March 31:

  • Duran Duran played at Civic Center in Charleston, WV in 1984.
  • Duran does on online chat at Sonicnet. They assure fans John’s departure was amicable and give away autograph soundtrack CD’s in 1997.

April 1:

  • Mr. Hudson joins the band in the studio for recording of DD14 in 2014. DD14, of course, became the Paper Gods album.
  • In 2015, the band played at The Music of David Lynch at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in LA to benefit the Lynch Foundation.

April 2:

  • The Rio single peaked at number 14 in the US in 1983.
  • Duran Duran played at Capitol Center in Largo, Maryland, and dedicated Save a Prayer to Marvin Gaye in 1984.

April 3:

  • Simon and Nick were interviewed on Rick Dees morning show, KIIS radio (Los Angeles, CA) in 1997.
  • In 2011, the band performed on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in Florida.

Have a good week, everyone!


By Daily Duranie

Once upon a time, there were two Duran Duran fans. One named Amanda, the other named Rhonda. Over many vodka tonics, they would laugh about the idea of one day writing a book about their fan experiences. While that manuscript is still being composed...Rhonda thought they should write a blog. (What was she THINKING?!) Lo and behold: The Daily Duranie was born.

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