Queen Diary - day by day - this week

••• 23 October (Today)
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1991 : The Cross live at Stadthalle, Erlangen, Germany. Their Blue Rock album was available only in German spoken countries. [26 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/cnonbr.shtml
1995 : Queen released Heaven For Everyone single with It's A Beautiful Day on b-side in the UK. [22 years]
1995 : Brian was in India to watch the Solar Eclipse. [22 years]

••• 24 October
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1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium, Nishinomiya, Japan. The concert was filmed for future use - Crazy Little Thing Called Love appeared on Rare Live VHS (with Fred Mandel on piano). [35 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=wCkOseIj9XM
1994 : Roger live on open air in Milano, Italy. [23 years]
1998 : Brian live at Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK. [19 years]
2001 : New 24-bit remastered Queen CDs with improved sound quality - The Game, Flash Gordon, Hot Space, The Works, The Miracle and Made In Heaven were released in Japan. [16 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Estadio Municipal, Murcia, Spain. [9 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-re4qoq91I
••• 25 October
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1991 : The Cross live at Festhalle, Dietenheim, Germany. [26 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. [19 years]
2004 : Queen released Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl 2DVD and 2CD with live concert recorded at Milton Keynes Bowl, UK, back in 5th June 1982. [13 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q23latb.shtml
2005 : Queen received gold award for We Will Rock You single sales in the US. [12 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Palacio De Deportes, Madrid, Spain. The band performed Palabras de Amor only for this occasion. [9 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQzwaC4RSFI
••• 26 October
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1968 : Smile live a a support band to Pink Floyd at Imperial College, London, UK, performed several songs of 1984 group and covers. [49 years]
1969 : Wreckage live on Ealing College Of Art, London, UK. [48 years]
1973 : Queen live at Imperial College, London, UK. A representative from EMI was in attendance and was amazed at the show. [44 years]
1981 : Queen released 19th single Under Pressure produced by Queen and David Bowie accidentaly in Montreux, Switzerland. Queen and Bowie used to play this song on their shows but never together. [36 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q20up.shtml
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Kosusai Tenjijo, Nagoya, Japan. [35 years]
1983 : Queen and Brian sign a new record deal with Capitol Records in the USA. Later after failure of The Works and A Kind of Magic albums Capitol Records withdraw. [34 years]
1987 : Freddie released Barcelona single recorded with opera diva Montserrat Caballé. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f08b.shtml
1991 : The Cross live at Sporthalle Birkelbach, Erntebrück, Germany. [26 years]
1997 : Brian and Roger appeared on TV programme Pepsi Chart Show talking about No One But You and Queen Rocks compilation. [20 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q21qr.shtml
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan. [12 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHXexP95-kY
••• 27 October
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1981 : Queen received platinum award for Greatest Hits sales in the UK. [36 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. [19 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour performing 2nd show at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan. [12 years]
••• 28 October
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1964 : 1984 live at St. Mary's Church Hall,Twickenham, UK. This was the first time Brian appeared in public. The band members wore army jackets for the uniform and were paid 10 Pound for the gig. [53 years]
1977 : Queen released 6th album News Of The World. The cover represents modified cartoon of Frank Kelly Freas from 50s. [40 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q06notw.shtml
1977 : Queen recorded four songs for John Peel show Spread Your Wings, It's Late, My Melancholy Blues and We Will Rock You slow/fast at Maida Vale Studios. These recordings are still unreleased, however Radio One broadcasted them on 14th November 1977. [40 years]
1978 : Queen live starting first show on US part of the Jazz Tour at Convention Centre, Dallas, USA. Queen also filmed two promo videos for Bicycle Race (released as far as on Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD) and Fat Bottomed Girls directed by Dennis De Vallance. [39 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=jazz http://youtube.com/watch?v=1QyXiR4HP8k http://youtube.com/watch?v=-D99n9f3vU4
1991 : Queen released 2nd compilation album Greatest Hits II together with Greatest Flix II on VHS and photo book Greatest Pix II. [26 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q18ghii.shtml
1992 : Brian appeared on French TV Channel+ playing Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavour. [25 years]
1996 : Queen released Too Much Love Will Kill You in European EMI territories. [21 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q45tmlwky.shtml
1996 : Queen released Champions Of The World on laser disc Pioneer. [21 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q16cotw.shtml
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK. [19 years]
2002 : Queen received gold and 2x platinum award for We Will Rock You DVD sales in the US. [15 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Arena, Budapest, Hungary. As expected Brian played Tavaszi Szel. [9 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GriRiSu29Wo
••• 29 October
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1978 : Queen live at Mid South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennesee, USA. They did a Jailhouse Rock as a tribute to Elvis Presley who died that year. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Hokkaidoritsu Sangyo Kyoshin Kaijo, Sapporo, Japan. [35 years]
1997 : Brian, Roger and John were filming video for No-One But You at Bray Studios. Brian said later that during a short break in the filming as they were discussing takes, a moth flew around the champagne glass sitting on Freddie's grand piano, he felt it was strange and had a feeling that Freddie was there with them somewhere. [20 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=YcCsl3Vf6dM
2003 : Brian appeared on We Will Rock You musical at Dominion Theatre, London, UK, with Bohemian Rhapsody guitar solo. [14 years]
2004 : Brian and Roger attended We Will Rock You musical press conference at the Musical Dome, Cologne, Germany. At an face to face interview with Austrian journalis Thomas Zeidler at the Hyatt Hotel Roger mentioned a possible tour with Paul Rodgers for the very first time. [13 years] http://www.wegotit.at/galleries/2004-10/edda9bd1b451/1
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan. [12 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia. [9 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfeiFE4Jtkc