Queen Diary - day by day

••• 5 July
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Sports Arena, San Diego, USA. [40 years]
1986 : Queen live performing big open air concert on Magic Tour in Slane Castle, County Meath, Ireland, in front of 95 000 fans. [34 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iPGiiAseAs
1993 : Brian live at Estadi Olimpic, Barcelona, Spain. [27 years]
2005 : Roger was a guest of Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan on their chat show on Channel 4 TV. Brian didn't turn up as he was ill. [15 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CSrmEMdBMY

••• 6 July (Today)
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1973 : Queen released 1st ever single Keep Yourself Alive and the only single to fail to chart in the UK for their entire career. BBC Radio 1 rejected the song 5 times because the introduction was too long, but Radio Luxembourg played it a couple of times. [47 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q01kya.shtml
1980 : Queen live at Compton Terrace, Phoenix, USA. [40 years]
1984 : Queen released It's A Hard Life single in the USA. [36 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q26iahl.shtml
1984 : Freddie records solo album in Munich [36 years]
1993 : Brian live at Estadio Vincente Calderon, Madrid, Spain. [27 years]
1994 : Brian appeared at the Montreux Festival in Switzerland, with Paul Rodgers on Little Bit Of Love, All Right Now, Going Down To The Crossroads and Hoochie Coochie Man. Line up was Paul Rodgers (vocals, guitar), Neal Schon (guitar), Jason Bonham (drums), Ian Hatton (guitar), John Smithson (bass) and Steve Lukater guitar). [26 years]
1998 : Brian appeared as a guest on BBC Radio 2 Richard Allinson show and took some Virgin Radio competition winners to lunch at Planet Hollywood [22 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Rhein-Energie Stadion, Cologne, Germany. [15 years]
••• 7 July
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1974 : Queen went into Rockfield studios to rehearse songs for their Sheer Heart Attack album. [46 years]
1974 : Recording continues at Trident, Wessex and AIR studios until September 1974 [46 years]
1991 : Brian went to Milton Keynes Rock festival by helicopter. [29 years]
2000 : Brian and Roger mimed We Will Rock You on Top Of The Pops. [20 years]
2001 : Brian played I Don't Want Nobody (Teasin' Around With Me), Let Me Out , Tie Your Mother Down and Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (All Star finale) at Montreux festival in a band with Jon Cleary (keyboards), Chris Spedding (guitar), John Hatton (bass), Bernie Dresel (drums), Ray Herrmann (saxophone), Charlie Peterson (horn), Emily, Jimmy and Anita May (vocals). [19 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=mB2aXhLHwZo http://youtube.com/watch?v=yGSOLRpx7LY
2007 : Roger performed a drum solo together with Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters) to open Live Earth event at Wembley Stadium, London, UK. [13 years] http://www.liveearth.org/