On This Day May 18, 1980, Ian Curtis, Lead Singer of Joy Division, Passes Away Just Before Historic U.S. Tour


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Mr. Eighties
Apr 29, 2023

On this day May 18, 1980, Ian Curtis, lead singer of Joy Division, tragically took his own life at the age of 23 in his Macclesfield residence. This devastating event occurred just one day before Joy Division was set to embark on their inaugural U.S. tour.