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Live Aid (1985)

TV Special | 960 min | Documentary, Music

The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.
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Directors
Vincent Scarza | Kenneth Shapiro (national syndication)
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Jul 13, 1985 (United States)

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