Queen Diary - day by day - this week

••• 20 March
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1970 : Freddie with Sour Milk Sea live performing last show at Highfield Parish, Oxford, UK. This was benefit concert for the charity Shelterr. [47 years] http://england.shelter.org.uk/
1974 : Queen's LP Queen II entered into the charts at no. 35. [43 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q02qii.shtml
1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at University, Manchester, UK. John's case was stolen with all his Australian photos. He informed the police but of course nothing was recovered [43 years]
1975 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Municipal Hall, San Antonio, USA. [42 years]
1976 : Queen arrived in Tokyo, Japan, to start their A Night At The Opera Tour. [41 years]
1981 : Queen live performing first show in Brazil at Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil. This concert was attended by 131 thousands people. This was the largest paying audience to date for one group anywhere in the world. [36 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Caratr Hawkeye Sport Arena, Iowa City, USA. [24 years]
1999 : Roger live at Manchester University, Manchester, UK. [18 years]
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, USA. [11 years]

••• 21 March
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1975 : Concert at Music Hall, Houston, USA, was cancelled due to Freddie's throat problems. Sheer Heart Attack Tour. [42 years]
1976 : A reception was held for the band by Elektra Records in Tokyo. [41 years]
1981 : Queen live performing their last show on South America tour at Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil. This show was attended by 120 thousands people and 251 thousands saw Queen over the 2 nights. Everyone of Queens albums filled the top 10 position in the South American album charts. It was also the time for any band. Love Of My Life was at No.1 in the single chart and remained so for over one year. [36 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToI_BqS4vuc
1993 : Brian live at Fargo, USA, on Back To The Light tour. [24 years]
1999 : Roger live on Electric Fire Tour at The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK. [18 years]
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, USA. [11 years]
••• 22 March
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1974 : Queen live at Civic Centre, Canvey Island, UK. [43 years]
1975 : A concert at Armadillo World, Austin, USA, was cancelled due to Freddie's throat problems. Sheer Heart Attack Tour. [42 years]
1976 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Budokan, Tokyo, Japan. [41 years]
1981 : Queen flew back from South America to the UK. Freddie travelled on Concorde. [36 years]
1984 : Queen began work on the video of I Want To Break Free at London Docklands Limehouse studios with hundreds of fan club fans dressed as miners to help with the filming. Video was directed by David Mallet became famous not because of the use of scenes from popular UK soap opera Coronation Street. However the video was not allowed to be broadcasted in USA and that probably was the beggining of the end of Queen's career in USA. [33 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVYgRPfC9nQ
1989 : Queen filmed video for I Want It All from forthcoming album The Miracle. It took 12 hours to David Mallet, while he used very strong lights usually used at stadiums. Freddie was evidently slim, acting unshaved in shirt. Roger had jacket with Manipulator sign according to the single of his The Cross. [28 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q33iwia.shtml http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOdWxf1tRmI
••• 23 March (Today)
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1971 : All Queen members went to see Led Zeppelin at Marquee Club, London, UK. [46 years] http://www.ledzeppelin.com
1974 : Queen live at Links Pavilion, Cromer, UK on Queen II tour. [43 years]
1975 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at McFarlin Auditorium, Dallas, USA. [42 years]
1976 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Aichi Ken Gymnasium, Nagoya, Japan. [41 years]
1984 : Another filming day of I Want To Break Free. Freddie was originally supposed to wear six inch stiletto heeled shoes, and he appeared at the door of his dressing room, which was up a flight of metal stairs, wearing them. He tottered about three steps, screamed with laughter, said something along the lines of "oh f*** it, I can't walk in these things let alone get down those stairs" and went back into his dressing room to get some shoes with lower heels! John appeared dressed as the "old woman" and one of his children, I think it may have been Laura, who would have been about five at the time, took one look at him and began to scream and cry loudly as she hadn't a clue who he was. [33 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVYgRPfC9nQ
1999 : Roger live at The Garage, Glasgow, UK. [18 years]
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, USA. [11 years]
••• 24 March
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Woods Leisure Centre, Colchester, UK. [43 years]
1976 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Kosei Kaikan, Himeji, Japan. [41 years]
1984 : John and Roger flew to Japan to promote The Works album. They did six interviews on every of 16 days, 112 in total. [33 years]
1984 : Afterwards John and Roger visit South Korea [33 years]
1987 : Freddie met Montserrat Caballe at Hotel Ritz in Barcelona, Spain, where they agreed with further colaboration. [30 years]
1993 : Brian's concert at Arena, Winnipeg, Canada, was cancelled due to his cold. [24 years]
1999 : Roger live at The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, UK. [18 years]
2003 : Wienerworld studios released Made In Heaven - The Films on DVD. The release has all original videos commissioned by Queen and co-produced by the British Film Institute released on VHS in 1996. Additionaly there was a bonus with We Will Rock You The Making Of The Musical. Made In Heaven - The Films [14 years] http://www.amazon.co.uk/Queen-Made-Heaven-Films/dp/B00008MIZF http://youtube.com/watch?v=YLtcwROuMOI http://youtube.com/watch?v=kRd26ny79bk
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Palace, Auburn Hills, USA. [11 years]
••• 25 March
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1968 : The Art live at Raven Youth Club, Thurnby Lodge, UK. [49 years]
1974 : Queen released the first record in Japan - Keep Yourself Alive single. [43 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q01kya.shtml
1975 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Municipal Theatre, Tulsa, USA. [42 years]
1977 : Queen released single Teo Torriatte in Japan. [40 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/qnon77tt.shtml
1986 : A Kind Of Magic single entered into UK charts at no. 16. Later got reached no. 3 being the second song of Roger with such commercial success. The song was written for Highlander movie and was also used in different mix for ending titles. [31 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q30akom.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZvFyYjUW9JE
1991 : Brian joined Les Paul on stage at Fat Tuesdays, New York, USA. [26 years] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Paul
1999 : Roger live at Riatrside, Newcastle, UK. [18 years]
2005 : Queen received 2x platinum award for Queen On Fire - Live At The Bow DVD, 4x platinum award for Live At Wembley '86 DVD, 2x platinum and 3x platinum for Greatest Video Hits II sales in the UK. [12 years]
••• 26 March
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1971 : John met a student Veronica Tetzlaff at the Maria Assumpta Teacher Training College disco. They began dating almost immediately. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live at Douglas Palace Lido, Isle Of Man, UK, on Queen II Tour. The band held a party after the show which got a little out of hand and resulted in a wrecked hotel room. [43 years]
1975 : A concert in Kansas was cancelled due to Freddie's throat infection. Sheer Heart Attack Tour. [42 years]
1976 : Queen live performing afternoon and evening shows at Kyden Gymnasium, Fukuoka, Japan, on A Night At The Opera Tour. [41 years]
1986 : Roger began work with the great British band Magnum on their "Vigilante" album in Montreux. Roger co-produced the album with David Richards and did backing vocals on When The World Comes Down and Sometime Love. [31 years] http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00002613K/qid=1141998464/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_10_1/026-5493667-7209239 http://youtube.com/watch?v=2IXL9_0r1Uc
1986 : John recorded with The Immortals song No Turning Back for a film called Biggles. [31 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/i01ntb.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=Uu9_iJ5Tekg http://youtube.com/watch?v=wamv7Yi-E6c
1990 : The Cross released 2nd album called Mad Bad & Dangerous To Know. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/c02mbadtk.shtml http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsXlaks65_4
1993 : Brian live at Saskatchewan Place, Sascatoon, Canada. [24 years]
1996 : Queen received gold award for Made In Heaven sales in the US. [21 years]
2002 : Brian and Roger together with Robert De Niro (representing Tribeca Theatrical Productions) and Ben Elton attended a press conference on We Will Rock You musical at the Dominion Theatre, London, UK. They announced We Will Rock You musical will will open at the West End's Dominion Theatre in on May 14. [15 years] http://wewillrockyou.queenonline.com/ http://www.wwry-london.co.uk/ http://youtube.com/watch?v=3YiLoh22u5Q
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, USA. [11 years]