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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 22nd August 2018

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 22nd August, the following concerts and events took place. Including the 'Hysteria' album entering the US Billboard Top 200 album chart at #36 on this day in 1987.

Their most successful album would go on to reach Number One 11 months later in July 1988.

Read more about this album chart anniversary.

On this day in 1987 the band enjoyed their first Top Ten hit single with 'Animal' in the UK. Which was also their first UK Top 40 entry.

Read more about this single chart anniversary.

The 2018 North American tour continues later tonight in Columbus, OH with co-headliners Journey.

Follow the Live Updates later on.

As of 2018, Def Leppard have played 14 times on this date.

Pyromania Deluxe Edition 2009.
2009 - Live Concert

BOK Center, Tulsa, OK, USA

X/Ten 2002.
2003 - Live Concert

Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY, USA

Adrenalize 1992.
1992 - Live Concert

John F. Savage Hall, Toledo, OH, USA | Night 1

Hysteria 1987.
1987 - Album Chart Entry

#36 - Hysteria, USA

Animal 1987.
1987 - Single Chart Peak

#6 - Animal, UK

Pyromania 1983.
1983 - Live Concert

Erie Civic Center, Erie, PA, USA

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

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