What a week last week was in Duranland! This morning I saw a friend’s post on Facebook about how much promotion Duran is doing for this new album and how she is struggling to keep up! I could not agree more. This is when I want to ask if I could just be a Duranie for a career. Is that possible?! Anyway, I look forward to this blog post in the future to include all of the Future Past activities from this year.
- Duran Duran played at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1988.
- John Taylor had a book signing at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California, in 2012.
- The band received an award at the MTV EMAs in Milan in 2015.
- In 2004, the band appeared on the Late, Late Show as part of the Astronaut promotion.
- Live from London, the live album and DVD, was released in 2005.
- Duran played at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in 2011.
- Simon and Nick appeared on the TV show, GMTV, in 1999.
- In 2006, the band played at the Sears Centre opening night in Chicago. Rhonda and I were there!
- Duran performed Falling Down and Girls on Film on the Jonathan Ross show in the UK in 2007.
- Simon Le Bon was born in 1958. Happy Birthday, Simon! 🥳
- Top of the Pops, the UK show, aired the band’s Union of the Snake “performance” in 1983.
- Nick and John participated in a phone interview with Richard Blade on KROQ in 1986.
- The band played at Center Stage Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1988.
- The Medazzaland album peaked at number 19 in Canada in 1997.
- In 2007, Duran played at the Chevrolet Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut, in 2007.
- Neurotic Outsiders played at the Viper Room in Hollywood in 1995.
- Duran Duran headlined the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans in 2006.
- John Taylor participated on a panel regarding the internet at UCLA in 2009.
- Duran Duran played at Caird Hall in Dundee, Scotland, in 1982.
- A View to a Kill voted the best Bond theme by fans on Gigwise magazine’s survey in 2008.
- John Taylor had a book talk and signing at th City Winery Chicago in 2012.
Have a good week, everyone!