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Old 15-05-2016, 05:46 AM   #1516
muse s'amuse
Join Date: 03 April 2010
Location: United States
Italy (iTunes) album chart after second gig of six sold-out shows in Milan:

#13 Drones
#73 The 2nd Law
#99 The Resistance
#147 HAARP: Live from Wembley Stadium
#164 Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
#169 Origin of Symmetry
#170 Absolution
#174 Black Holes and Revelations

CHAMP-DE-MARS - Notable events at this Paris venue in reverse chronological order:

2016 Muse & David Guetta (UEFA Euro 2016 Fan Zone Concerts)

1998 The Three Tenors & Jean-Michel Jarre (FIFA 1998 World Cup Concerts)

1993 Luciano Pavarotti Concert

1940 Infamous Hitler Visit

1937/1900/1889/1878/1867 - Universal Exhibitions/World Fairs

1889 Eiffel Tower completed

1815 Napoleon - Return from Elba before Defeat at Waterloo

1804 Napoleon - Military 'Eagles' ceremony one day after Emperor of France coronation at Notre Dame Cathedral

1793 Mayor of Paris Bailly guillotined

1791 Massacre

1790 First Federation Day celebration (Bastille Day) attended by King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette

1783 Launch of first hydrogen-filled balloon (observed by Benjamin Franklin)

1780 Opening

The park near the Eiffel Tower is named after the Campus Martius (Mars Field) in Rome, a tribute to the Latin name of the Roman god of war. The lawns were formerly used as drilling and marching grounds by the French military. A Wall of Peace is also located here.

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