Placebo chronological time line

- 1971 - 1972 - 1974 - 1990s - 1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 -

1971
March 22 - Steven Hewitt born
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1972
December 10 - Brian Molko born
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1974
March 31 - Stefan Olsdal born
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1990-ish
? - Brian moves to London to study drama at Goldsmith's at age 17
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1994
? - Many years after they met in school, Brian & Stefan meet again in a South Kensington tube station
? - Brian & Stefan form Ashtray Heart
? - They create their first demos (with Steve Hewitt on drums)
? - Robert replaces Steve due to Steve's commitments w/ another band
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1995
January ? - Placebo's live debut
October 20 - Bruise Pristine split 7" single released
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1996
January ? - Placebo signed to Hut Records
February 2 - Come Home single released
July 3 - 36 Degrees single released
July 17 - Placebo released
September ? - Robert quits, Steve joins
September 19 - Teenage Angst single released
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1997
January 9 - Placebo play at Bowie's birthday in New York City
January 20 - Nancy Boy single released
May 12 - Bruise Pristine single re-released
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1998
January 9 - Some by Dream City Film Club w/ Brian is released
August 3 - Pure Morning single released
September 28 - You Don't Care About Us single released
November 3 - Without You I'm Nothing released
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1999
January 25 - Every You Every Me single released
February 16 - Placebo perform with David Bowie at the Brits
August 16 - Without You I'm Nothing (w/ Bowie) single released
November 22 - Burger Queen Français single released
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2000
April 9 - Crush by AC Acoustics w/ Brian is released
July 17 - Taste In Men single released
September 25 - Slave To The Wage single released
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2001
March 19 - Special K single released
May 8 - Black Market Music released
October 8 - Black-Eyed single is released
October 19 - Black Market Music tour ends
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2002
? - Brian DJs at several club nights & works on several other projects on the side during the band's 8 month break
April 18 - They played their only show of the year, a 4 song set at the 4Scott gig
June 3 - Carbon Kid single by Alpinestars w/ Brian is released
July - Work began on Placebo's 4th album
October 15 - Positions by Trash Palace w/ Brian is released
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2003
March 10 - The Bitter End single is released
March 24 - Sleeping With Ghosts released
April - They begin touring to promote Sleeping With Ghosts
June 7 & 8 - Placebo play in front of their largest crowds to date when they headline the Rock Am Ring & Rock Im Park festivals in Germany
June 16 - This Picture single is released
June 30 - Sleeping With Ghosts goes gold in the UK
July 14 - Maximum Placebo, an unofficial audio biography was released
September 15 - Special Needs single is released
September 22 - Sleeping With Ghosts (special 2 CD set) is released
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2004
February - English Summer Rain single is released
March - Soulmates Never Die : Live in Paris DVD released
March 15 - Protége Moi single is released in France
October 18 - Twenty Years single is released
October 25 - Once More With Feeling singles collection and DVD released
November 5 - Placebo play a massive gig at Wembley Arena
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2005
June 13 - Pictures, the album by Timo Maas featuring Brian on three tracks, was released
July 2 - Placebo played Twenty Years and The Bitter End at the Paris Live 8 concert
November or December? - Cody, Brian's first son was born
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2006
March 6 - Because I Want You (UK) & Song To Say Goodbye (elsewhere) were released as singles
March 13 - Meds, Placebo's 5th studio full-length was released
March 23 - Placebo performs at the MTV Fashionably Loud show in Singapore
March 28 - Placebo X-Posed, an unofficial audio interview CD was released
June 19 - Infra-Red was released as a single
Spetember 25 - Placebo's first album was re-issued as special edition w/ a DVD
August 24 - Placebo win the 'Classic Songwriter' award at the Kerrang! Awards
October 10 - Meds was released as a single
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