Live Aid / Live 8
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Let Me See Your Hands! Rock's Biggest Gigs Ever
1. Live Aid / Live 8
On 13 July 1985, the world of music came together to bring African famine to the attention of the West. The UK leg of the event took place in Wembley and drew around 72,000 fans and, in the US, it’s reported that 100,000 were in attendance at the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia. In 2005, they did it all again, with an estimated 200,000 turning up at Hyde Park.