Queen Diary - day by day - this week

••• 18 November
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1973 : Queen live at Victoria Hall, Hanley, Staffordshie, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at New Theatre, Oxford, UK. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. [44 years]
1975 : Queen received gold award for Sheer Heart Attack sales in the US. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Cobo Hall, Detroit, USA. [42 years]
1985 : Freddie released solo single Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow. [34 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f05lmltnt.shtml
1986 : [JANUARY- FEBRUARY] Queen record 'A Kind of Magic' at Townhouse Studios, London [33 years]
1996 : Queen released 46th single You Don't Fool Me in the UK. [23 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q47ydfm.shtml
2005 : Queen and Paul Rodgers received platinum award for Return Of The Champions sales in the UK. [14 years]
2008 : Queen PR arrived in Santiago De Chile, Chile, for the Press Conference day before the gig. [11 years] http://megagalerias.terra.cl/galerias/index.cfm?id_galeria=36096

••• 19 November (Today)
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1973 : Queen live at Civic, Wolverhampton, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack tour at Rainbow Theatre, London, UK. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Capitol, Cardiff, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Cobo Hall, Detroit, USA. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, USA. [41 years]
1982 : Freddie joined Elton John onstage for Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, I Saw Her Standing There and Twist & Shout in Manchester, UK. [37 years]
1984 : Queen released The Works Video EP on VHS with all videos from the album The Works. [35 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q03twep.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=kqWvcjWXZ1M
1992 : Brian and Roger played with Nina Hagen and Klaus Meine (Scorpions) three songs Money, Twist And Shout, Lucille and Long Tall Sally at the 10th Anniversary DoRo Party, Vienna, Austria. [27 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=JZq--Q7r_y8
1994 : Brian appeared on TV in ITV's programme Videos, Games & Movies. [25 years]
2002 : Brian was presented with an honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) at the Campus, University of Hertfordshire. The ceremony at the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St. Albans attended his wife Anita Dobson and all children. Later in 2007 Brian finally achieved the award of a full PhD degree and DIC - Diploma of Imperial College. [17 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=9_wKEp1hfIY
2007 : Brian was named as Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. [12 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=PhyCRiD5tUc http://youtube.com/watch?v=Y855B6WrC6Y
••• 20 November
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1973 : Queen live at New Theatre, Oxford, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Rainbow Theatre, London, UK. [45 years]
1975 : A video for Bohemian Rhapsody was broadcasted for the first time in Top Of The Pops. [44 years]
1979 : Queen flew to Ireland to start their Brittish Crazy Tour. [40 years]
1980 : Queen flew to Zurich, Switzerland, to start their European part of The Game Tour. [39 years]
1983 : Brian appeared on Capital Radio's Rock Masters aired from Duke Of York's Theatre, London, UK. In Guitar Masterclass he presented what he can do with acoustic guitar playing some old tunes and also short solo from Love of My Life. [36 years]
1983 : Queen cancelled a South American tour, which was supposed to take in the following cities: Belo Horizonte (Brazil) Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Sao Paulo (Brazil) Curitiba (Brazil) Porto Alegre (Brazil) Montevideo (Uruguay - on 21 November) [36 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Terminal 1, MĂĽnchen, Germany. [26 years]
1994 : Roger live on Happiness Tour at The Junction, Cambridge, UK. [25 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Metropolis, Perth, Australia. [21 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=daK485AnPDM
1999 : Queen received gold and platinum award for Live At Wembley '86 sales in the US. [20 years]
2001 : DTS Entertainment in association with Valley Entertainment released one of the first DVD Audio releases ever - A Night At The Opera re-mix created by Elliot Scheiner (Eagles and Steely Dan) and original producer Roy Thomas Baker. DVD featured Advanced Resolution MLP soundtrack in both 5.1 surround and stereo, plus a 96/24 DTS 5.1 soundtrack, plus the PCM stereo track. The original 1975 music video of Bohemian Rhapsody was presented in DTS 5.1 Digital Surround. [18 years]
2008 : Queen+PR arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina. [11 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIePxJw1zUQ
••• 21 November
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1973 : Queen live at Guildhall, Preston, UK. [46 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Odeon, Taunton, UK. [44 years]
1975 : Queen released A Night At The Opera album. A special 30 years anniversary release with CD and DVD containing videos for all songs from the album compiled from live archive footages came to the shops in 2005 . [44 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q04anato.shtml
1975 : Bohemian Rhapsody reached no. 1 in UK chart. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada. [42 years]
1981 : Under Pressure reached no. 1 in UK single chart. [38 years]
1981 : (For 23 November) Queen fly to Montreal [38 years]
1989 : Brian appeared as guest on Jerry Lee Lewise concert in London, UK. [30 years]
1993 : Brian on Back To The Light Tour at Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany. [26 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Velez Sarfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina. [11 years]
••• 22 November
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1973 : Queen live at City Hall, Newcastle, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen received silver award for Sheer Heart Attack sales in the UK. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz tour at Auditorium, Nashville, USA. [41 years]
1979 : Queen started their Crazy Tour at RDS Simmons Hall, Dublin, Ireland. On this tour they played mostly smaller venues. It was their first ever concert in Ireland and first time ever they played Save Me (released in January followin year). [40 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=crazy
1994 : Roger live at Rock City, Nottingham, UK. [25 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Heaven II, Adelaide, Australia. [21 years]
2007 : Brian and Roger attended We Will Rock You musical press conference at the Raimund Theater, Vienna, Austria. [12 years] http://www.wegotit.at/galleries/2007-11/96f32f854929/1
••• 23 November
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1963 : Roger worked in a recording studio for the first time at Wadebridge Sound Studios, taking lead vocals and drums on In The Midnight Hour and I Got You (I Feel Good), backing vocals and drums on I'll Go Crazy and drums only on Bona Sera, Just A Little Bit and What's On Your Mind with The Reaction. [56 years]
1973 : Queen live at Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland. [46 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, UK. [44 years]
1976 : Somebody To Love entered UK chart at no. 4 and at no. 1 on Radio Luxembourg. [43 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q07stl.shtml.
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Civic Centre, Philadelphia, USA. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz tour at Checkerdome, St. Louis, USA. For accomodation they used the Sheraton Hotel. [41 years]
1980 : Queen opened their European tour at the Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland. For the first time on stage Queen used a synthesizer played by Brian. The encore had Freddie carried on stage by "Darth Vader" what caused a huge problem as they had not asked permission to use the Star Wars character, and they were nearly taken to court. [39 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=gameeu
1983 : Queen filmed a video for Radio Ga Ga directed by David Mallet at Carlton TV/Shepperton Studios. They bought the rights to some footage from the 1926 Fritz Lang film Metropolis from the German Government. This footage was cut in with shots of the band, and the video included a cast of hundreds of Queen Fan Club members for the handclapping sequences, which became famous and everywhere the band played the track fans raised their hands and clap in unison. [36 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=rBUr1pSWTVI
1989 : Queen filmed a video for The Miracle directed by DoRo at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, UK, with the four young boys chosen to play the mini Queens. [30 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=XrADb7CHDsc http://youtube.com/watch?v=aUEGIDsrMQU
1990 : Queen filmed a video for Headlong directed by DoRo at Metropolis Studios. This version has different guitar solo to the album one. [29 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=jZib22cVUls http://youtube.com/watch?v=Tlmeic0eyQw
1991 : Freddie issued a press statement informing everyone that he had the AIDS virus: "Following enormous conjecture in the press, I wish to confirm that I have been tested HIV positive and have AIDS. I felt it correct to keep this information private to date in order to protect the privacy of those around me. However, the time has now come for my friends and fans around the world to know the truth. I hope that everyone will join with me, my doctors and all those worldwide in a fight against this terrible disease. My privacy has always been very special to me and I am famous for my lack of interviews. Please understand that this policy will continue." [28 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Congress Centrum, Hamburg, Germany. [26 years]
1994 : Roger live at Riverside, Newcastle, UK. [25 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia. [21 years]
2001 : The Freddie Mercury Photographic Exhibition was opened to public at Shibuya Parco in Tokyo, Japan. For 10 days visitors were able to see Hot Space and Magic Tour stage costumes and It's A Hard Life video red costume. There were a picture of Freddie taken in 1986 in Japan. [18 years]
••• 24 November
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1969 : Wreckage live at Wide Deacon Grammar School For Girls, Widness, UK. [50 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Gaumont, Southampton, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Civic Centre, Philadelphia, USA. After the concert they went to Norfolk in Virginia to meet Frank Kelly Freas, the author of the original cartoon used on the album cover. [42 years] http://www.kellyfreas.com/
1979 : Queen live on Crazy Tour at National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK. [40 years]
1980 : Queen released Flash single with an Football Fight instrumental on B-side. [39 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q19f.shtml
1981 : Queen live performing 1st of 2 special concerts for filming at Forum, Montreal, Canada. Video was released on We Will Rock You VHS in 1984 as first ever Queen concert video release. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q02wwry.shtml
1991 : Freddie Mercury died. [28 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Eissporthalle, Halle, Germany. [26 years]
1994 : Roger live at Leeds Irish Centre, Leeds, UK. [25 years]
1997 : Brian was interviewed on ITV's This Morning programme, London, UK. [22 years] http://www.brianmaycentral.net/tmnov97.php
2001 : The UK Fan Club organised extra party to remember 10 years of Freddie's death at Ocean Club, London, UK. The concert was played by Spike Edney's SAS Band, Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden in I Want To Break Free. At the end Brian and Roger came on stage to play Radio Ga Ga, Since You've Been Gone, Under Pressure (Roger and Treana Morris on vocals), Strange Frontier, Tie Your Mother Down, No One But You. [18 years]
2002 : Roger and Ben Elton were interviewed on Capital Gold's retro chart programme From The Bottom To The Top. [17 years]