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We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (1985)

TV Movie | 35 min | Documentary, Music

In 1984, British and Irish pop stars united for the cause of Ethiopian famine relief as Band Aid. The following year, the Americans did the same as USA for Africa. This is how it happened.
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Writer
Mikal Gilmore (narration)
Editor
Charles Randazzo (as Charley Randazzo)
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$65,000,000
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Jan 28, 1985 (United States)

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7.9 / 10 | 545 votes