Queen Diary - day by day - this week

••• 18 March
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1967 : The Opposition live at Boys Club, New Parks, UK. [52 years]
1975 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at St. Bernard Civic Auditorium, New Orleans, USA. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Northlands Arena, Edmonton, Canada. [42 years]
1977 : 19 March - Queen fly home from Canada [42 years]
1999 : Roger live at Hall For Cornwall, Truro, UK. [20 years]
2005 : Queen received platinum awards for Live At Wembley '86 DVD, Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD and Greatest Video Hits II sales in the UK. [14 years]

••• 19 March
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1974 : Queen entered for the very first time into Top 20 with single Seven Seas Of Rhye. [45 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q02ssor.shtml
1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Winter Gardens, Cleethorpes, UK. [45 years]
1999 : Roger live at The Stage, Stoke On Trent, UK. [20 years]
2001 : Brian and Roger attended Rock'n'Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony in New York, USA. Is said that John didn't come due to illnes. They were joined by David Grohl and Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters, who inducted Queen into the Hall Of Fame. Freddie's mother was also on stage and received the award in the name of Freddie. [18 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=RqAbkSTftzo http://youtube.com/watch?v=IU5lt5KEGfQ
2005 : Queen+PR live at 46664 festival at Fancourt, George, The Republic Of South Africa. This concert was broadcasted on TV. [14 years]
••• 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. [49 years] http://england.shelter.org.uk/
1974 : Queen's LP Queen II entered into the charts at no. 35. [45 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 [45 years]
1975 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Municipal Hall, San Antonio, USA. [44 years]
1976 : Queen arrived in Tokyo, Japan, to start their A Night At The Opera Tour. [43 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. [38 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Caratr Hawkeye Sport Arena, Iowa City, USA. [26 years]
1999 : Roger live at Manchester University, Manchester, UK. [20 years]
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, USA. [13 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. [44 years]
1976 : A reception was held for the band by Elektra Records in Tokyo. [43 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. [38 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToI_BqS4vuc
1993 : Brian live at Fargo, USA, on Back To The Light tour. [26 years]
1999 : Roger live on Electric Fire Tour at The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK. [20 years]
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, USA. [13 years]
••• 22 March
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1974 : Queen live at Civic Centre, Canvey Island, UK. [45 years]
1975 : A concert at Armadillo World, Austin, USA, was cancelled due to Freddie's throat problems. Sheer Heart Attack Tour. [44 years]
1976 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Budokan, Tokyo, Japan. [43 years]
1981 : Queen flew back from South America to the UK. Freddie travelled on Concorde. [38 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. [35 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. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q33iwia.shtml http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOdWxf1tRmI
••• 23 March
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1971 : All Queen members went to see Led Zeppelin at Marquee Club, London, UK. [48 years] http://www.ledzeppelin.com
1974 : Queen live at Links Pavilion, Cromer, UK on Queen II tour. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at McFarlin Auditorium, Dallas, USA. [44 years]
1976 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Aichi Ken Gymnasium, Nagoya, Japan. [43 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. [35 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVYgRPfC9nQ
1999 : Roger live at The Garage, Glasgow, UK. [20 years]
2006 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, USA. [13 years]
••• 24 March (Today)
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Woods Leisure Centre, Colchester, UK. [45 years]
1976 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Kosei Kaikan, Himeji, Japan. [43 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. [35 years]
1984 : Afterwards John and Roger visit South Korea [35 years]
1987 : Freddie met Montserrat Caballe at Hotel Ritz in Barcelona, Spain, where they agreed with further colaboration. [32 years]
1993 : Brian's concert at Arena, Winnipeg, Canada, was cancelled due to his cold. [26 years]
1999 : Roger live at The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, UK. [20 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 [16 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. [13 years]