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Rest In Peace


On this date in 1980, Ian Curtis of Joy Division hung himself. He was only 23 years old.

Joy Division, left to right:
Stephen Morris, Ian Curtis, Bernard Sumner and Peter Hook.

Wikipedia: Joy Division

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Video: Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart (1980) - youtube

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Philippe L said...

Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980)

it's a mistake...

Club80 said...

What's a mistake, Phillippe? I agree with your dates. That would make him 23 years old at the time of his death, correct? Has my math skills gone awry? What have I missed?

MOOKIE said...

Perhaps he means 'taking his life at such a young age' was such a mistake.

Club80 said...

Maybe. It was a tragic loss, for sure.

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