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20th May 2015

Fact: Rocker Peter Hook marked the 35th anniversary of his former JOY DIVISION bandmate Ian Curtis' death by playing the band's 47 recorded tracks in the tragic singer's hometown on Monday (18May15). The bassist played the band's entire back catalogue in chronological order in a disused church in MACclesfield, England. Curtis hanged himself at his home in MACclesfield on 18 May, 1980.


7th November 2013

Fact: Tragic JOY DIVISION star Ian Curtis' old wooden kitchen table has gone under the hammer on eBay.com. Bidding began at $150 (£100) on Thursday (07Nov13) and will continue until 13 November (13).


28th February 2008

Fact: Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong, Mia, Common and Joan Jett are among the musicians who appear alongside the likenesses of late icons Ian Curtis and Sid Vicious in a new advertising campaign celebrating shoe manufacturer Converse's 100th birthday.


16th January 2006

Quote: <p>"My mum was only 21 when she had me in '77, so she was a huge New Romantic the whole time I was growing up." JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS' mother is thrilled her son is being considered for the role of tragic JOY DIVISION frontman Ian Curtis in Anton Corbijn's new biopic. </p>


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