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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 8th March 2017

Wednesday, 8th March 2017

Hello America 1980.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 8th March, the following concerts and events took place. Including the 'Hello America' single reaching Number 45 in the UK charts on this day in 1980.

The single had been released in February 1980 from the 'On Through The Night' album.

Read more about this single chart anniversary.

On this day in 1988 the band played a show in Oslo, Norway on the Hysteria European tour.

This was the second of two nights at the Skedsmohallen venue in Lillestrom just outside of Oslo. The last known playing of 'Love And Affection' until the 22nd March 2013 opening show of the VIVA! Hysteria residency in Las Vegas. A 25 year gap.

As of 2017, Def Leppard have played 3 times on this date.

  • Def Leppard History - Concerts/Events On This Day
  • 8th March 1993  |  Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, NE, USA - Show Page
  • 8th March 1988  |  Skedsmohallen, Lillestrom/Oslo, NORWAY - Show Page
  • 8th March 1983  |  Le Bataclan, Paris, FRANCE - Show Page
  • 8th March 1980  |  UK Chart #45 - 'Hello America', UK - Single Page | News Story

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.