Queen Diary - day by day - this week

••• 21 September
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1965 : John joined his first group The Opposition as a rhythm guitarist. [55 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Coliseum, Cleveland, USA. [40 years]
1984 : Queen live on The Works tour at Forest Nationale, Brussels, Belgium. [36 years]
1984 : Queen had 9 albums in the UK top 200. [36 years]
1987 : The Cross released their debut single, Cowboys & Indians. [33 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/c01cai.shtml.
1987 : Freddie released Barcelona single in Spain, which sold an incredible 10 000 copies in just three hours. [33 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f08b.shtml
1992 : Brian released 2nd solo album Back To The Light in the UK. [28 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=MD9-gIkJV08 http://youtube.com/watch?v=q2AAUnC4_Y8
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Velodrom, Berlin, Germany. At the backstage Brian and Roger received special awards from EMI Germany given in respect of over 4 million sales combined of Greatest Hits I (1,800,000 units = 7 x Gold) & Greatest Hits II (2,200,000 units = 9 x Gold) in Germany. [12 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N55qZpwfAY

••• 22 September
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1984 : Queen live at on The Works Tour at Europahalle, Hannover, Germany. Freddie felt down and broke is knee. The show was shortened with Freddie sitting on piano chair. After the show he had to be transferred to hospital and he wore binding band on his knee for several following concerts. [36 years]
1995 : Brian joined Zucchero in Bologne, Italy, during A Whiter Shade Of Pale and Madre Dolcissima. [25 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at La Cigall, Paris, France. [22 years]
2006 : Roger officialy named Sir Robin Knox-Johnston's Open 60 yacht Saga Insurance at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, UK. At key moments on land and at sea Sir Robin promised to play Don't Stop Me Now. [14 years]
2006 : Freddie received gold award for Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs and gold award for Very Best Of sales in the UK. [14 years]
••• 23 September
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1976 : Queen placed a "thank you" advertisement in the music press, to thank fans for attending their show in Hyde Park. [44 years]
1976 : Queen held a Day At The Races launch party at Kempton Park, London, UK. [44 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game tour at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, USA. [40 years]
1982 : An unofficial Gettin Smile LP with songs of Smile was released in Japan. [38 years]
1986 : Who Wants To Live Forever entered UK singles chart at no 28. [34 years]
1990 : Brian attended a press reception for the Black & Gold Theatre Companies Macbeth, for which he had written the music. [30 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium. [12 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5obeYadBBY
••• 24 September (Today)
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, USA. [40 years]
1984 : Queen live on The Works tour at Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany. [36 years]
1987 : Freddie attended a reception at the Spanish Embassy in London with Montserrat Caballe. [33 years]
1988 : The Cross live at Cosford Mill, Surrey, UK. [32 years]
1997 : Roger appeared on ITV's Tiswas kids programme. [23 years] !
1998 : Brian live Another World Tour at Martinihal, Groningen, Netherlands. [22 years]
2004 : Brian appeared on Fender Stratocaster galaconcert at Wembley Arena, London, UK. He played first 7 songs with Stratocaster and following two with his Red Special. He sang Maybe Baby and That'll Be The Day and played with Paul Rodgers. This was the moment when Brian and Roger decided to go on with Paul Rodgers. [16 years] http://www.fender.com/home.php
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Bercy, Paris, France. [12 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1wxqpQ_9MM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44Z0Cp_05kI
••• 25 September
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1965 : The Opposition live at Clive Castledine's house, Leicester, UK. [55 years]
1981 : Queen live on 2nd part of South America tour called Gluttons For Punishment at Poliedro De Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela. [39 years] ! http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=gluttons http://youtube.com/watch?v=X_HNFoC_k5o
1981 : (for 15 Sep) Queen travel to New Orleans to rehearse for Latin American gigs (for 19 Sep) Queen fly to Caracas (for 30 Sep) Concert cancelled in Caracas. Queen return to the USA (possibly New York?) for holiday [39 years]
1982 : Queen played Crazy Little Thing Called Love and Under Pressure live on TV's Saturday Night Live show in New York, USA. It was their last appearance in US television. [38 years]
1993 : Brian appeared on French TV show called Taratata with Driven By You and We Will Rock You. [27 years]
••• 26 September
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Boston Gardens, Boston, USA. Fans were expressing their complaints on Freddie's moustache again, but he calmed them on his own: "Fuck off". [40 years]
1981 : Queen live performing 2nd show at Poliedro De Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela. [39 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=xcpsUENVyW4
1984 : Queen live on The Works Tour at Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany. [36 years]
1992 : Brian was shortly interviewed on Italian TV day before the appearance on Pavarotti International Show in Modena, Italy. [28 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=MsHt646QkrM
1994 : Roger live on Happiness Tour at Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan. [26 years]
2003 : Brian and Roger took a part in filming of Pepsi advertisement in CineCitta Studios, Rome, Italy. Brian also produced a special version of We Will Rock You with Beyonce, Britney and Pink on vocals. [17 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=tvdfMPU-aDE
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Palalottomatica, Rome, Italy. [12 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpxdG1rAqc8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmuErVC9K0g
••• 27 September
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1981 : Queen live performing last show (3 in total) at Poliedro De Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela. Koncert was filmed for later release, but it never happened. [39 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=mq5oidxqIkA
1984 : Queen live on The Works Tour at Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart, Germany. [36 years]
1989 : Queen filmed a video for Scandal at Pinewood Studios directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher. It was released on The Miracle EP VHS and Greatest Video Hits 2 DVD. [31 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q10tmep.shtml http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/qdvdc03.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=pL7KWtD4s6Q http://youtube.com/watch?v=G3TYMCapwOs
1992 : Brian appeared in Modena, Italy, at the Pavarotti International Show performing Too Much Love Will Kill You. He also joined in with the finale with La Donna E Mobile. The programme was broadcasted live on BBC Radio 2 and recorded by Italian TV. [28 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHAaeW2mrUk
1993 : Queen released 1st set of 4 CD's/musicassettes on a series of 12 for the Queen Digital Master Series in the UK with Sheer Heart Attack, A Night At The Opera, A Day At The Races and News Of The World. [27 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Rockafella, Oslo, Norway. [22 years]
2000 : Brian and Roger played with 5ive We Will Rock You at Millenium Dome, London, UK. The song was released on CD and video. [20 years]
2003 : Brian was a special guest in Bohemian Rhapsody on evening show of We Will Rock You musical in Dominion Theatre, London, UK. [17 years]