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On This Day In Def Leppard History (21st May 2021)

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On This Day in Def Leppard History - 21st May, the following concerts and events took place. Including the single 'Photograph' reaching Number 12 on the Billboard Top 100 chart on this day in 1983.

The first single from the 'Pyromania' album spent 17 weeks on the chart. The first major hit and Top 20 single for the band.

Read more about this single anniversary.

The band have also performed five concerts on this day including the second US show in 1980. This concert in Fresno, CA supporting Pat Travers was the first American performance to be recorded by fans.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view video/listen to audio.

Also on this day in 2011 Joe Elliott and Rick Savage appeared on Sky Sports football show Soccer AM during the promotion of the 'Mirrorball' album.

Read more about this appearance and watch the full video.

The 2018 North American tour started 3 years ago in Hartford, CT. The first of 60 shows with co-headliners Journey.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view video.

Also on this day in 1983 the band made their first and only appearance on 'American Bandstand'.

Read more about this live appearance anniversary and watch footage.

As of 2021, Def Leppard have played 6 times on this date.

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2021 - Rick Allen Art Event

Wentworth Gallery, Hollywood, FL, USA

Def Leppard World Tour 2018.
2018 - Live Concert / Opening Night

XL Center, Hartford, CT, USA

Adrenalize 1992.
1992 - Live Concert

Elysee Montmartre, Paris, FRANCE

Hysteria 1987.
1988 - Live Concert

Festival Hall, Osaka, JAPAN | Night 1

Photograph 1983.
1983 - Single Chart Peak

#12 - Photograph, USA

Pyromania 1983.
1983 - Album Chart

#2 - Pyromania, USA (Week #2)

On Through The Night 1980.
1980 - Live Concert

Warnors Theatre, Fresno, CA, USA

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

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