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Both shows were recorded and released as. The band's first 1977 show is the source of the. The Great Western Forum hosted live events, offices and training facilities for the 2000—2001 season. The Lakers' 118—107 playoff loss to the on May 23, 1999 was their last regular or postseason game played at the Forum; they played two preseason games there the following year before they moved to Staples Center. In May and June 2009, Michael Jackson rehearsed at the Forum for his concert series in London.

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Opening on December 30, 1967, the Forum was an unusual and groundbreaking structure. Staples Center was still under construction, so the Kings played their remaining preseason home games at the and the in. Architect Charles Luckman's vision was brought to life by engineers Carl Johnson and , who were able to engineer the structure so that it had no major support pillars. The team was owned by Los Angeles businessman. In September 1982, on their , played their final U. The Lakers won the at the Forum in Game 5, while the ' second and most recent championship was also clinched in a Game 5 at the same venue. People power discussions Use photos, nicknames, and automatic translations to share your thoughts with the world.

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Mobile friendly Access Groups from anywhere using your mobile device with our optimized. In addition, the Forum hosted the 2016, 2017, and 2018 , 2016 and the and. On August 24, 2014, the arena hosted the , the first major awards show at the Forum. The special began with Ross in a photo session atop the Forum in a silver bodysuit with large, silver-lamé wings. Several lawsuits were filed to attempt to prevent the construction of the competing arena. During the Faithful Central ownership, the arena was available for concerts, sporting events and other activities requiring a large venue. The Lakers' owner, Jerry Buss, also purchased the expansion franchise of the second incarnation of TeamTennis the original team and league having folded in 1978 and appointed his 19-year-old daughter as the tennis team's general manager, with all home matches played at the Forum.

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All of your discussions in one place Organize with favorites and folders, choose to follow along via email, and quickly find unread posts. Part of their live album, , was recorded at the arena. The performed three shows during their tour on October 20—22, 1976. Between 1970 and 1977 performed 16 times at the Forum, including a run of six sold-out dates in 1977. The new arena opened on October 17, 1999; as part of the deal, Buss sold the Great Western Forum to the L. The Forum was also the home of the 's from 1997 to their 2001 move to. It is also known informally as the L.

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In 1989, set the all-time attendance record at the Forum by surpassing his already leading record of seven sold-out shows in 1983 with eight sold-out shows. With , it was once one of the best-known indoor sports venues in the U. Unlike 's , which converted the former into their church, Faithful Central representatives said that they never intended to convert the arena for religious purposes; in 2009, the church discontinued the regular use of the Forum for services. I was simply happy that the banking company's name blended in so nicely. The appeared at the Forum during their tour on December 20, 1976; the show was recorded and released as. Coincidentally, Montreal's home rink at the time was also called.

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Express yourself Use rich-text editing to customize your posts with fonts, colors, and images. However, by the middle of the decade the Great Western Forum was considered too small; it lacked and had insufficient retail and commercial space. The arena is visible on the landing approach to the from the east. The arena was added to the on September 24, 2014. After all, some other bank could have bought the joint. On April 4, 2019, the Mexican promotion announced that its second event named in the United States with the event being its professional wrestling event in the venue. The shows were McCartney's first live performances in Los Angeles since he played at the Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965 with.

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On June 21, 1976, and began a three-night stand at the Forum during their. The Forum achieved its greatest fame as home to the of the and the of the from 1967 to 1999, when the teams moved to to join the who moved to Staples Center from the. They were recorded for the band's tour video, which was televised in 1983. On October 11, 2019, Japanese band performed at The Forum, making them the first Japanese band to headline the arena. The Forum became a landmark in , largely due to the Lakers' success and the celebrities often seen there. The Forum was also the venue of the , and.

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