It is the anniversary this week of the death of Joy Divisions Ian Curtis. Ian Curtis died May. 18, 1980 (aged 23) Birth name Ian Kevin Curtis Born * Jul. 15, 1956 Old Trafford, Manchester, England Died † May. 18, 1980 Macclesfield, England Cause of Death After having viewed Werner Herzog's film "Stroszek" and listening to Iggy Pop's "The Idiot", Curtis hanged himself in his kitchen. Related Bands Joy Division (Vocals) Biography Ian Curtis was the vocalist and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. http://www.iancurtis.org
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