Queen in front of the 72,000 strong Wembley crowd at the Live Aid concert in 1985.
“Freddie truly got exactly how many and who was watching this and just thrived on this. This is made for Freddie, you know ‘Hello, the planet! It’s me, darlings!’”
- Bob Geldof
An estimated global audience of 1.9 billion, across 150 nations, watched the live broadcast of this and also diverse other concert events that day, inspired by this initiative.