Queen Diary - day by day

••• 1 August
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1986 : Queen live on Magic Tour at Mini Estadi, Barcelona, Spain, in front of 18 000 fans. [33 years]
2008 : Queen+PR mastered the first studio album The Cosmos Rocks of Queen plus Paul Rodgers in a top London recording studio. [11 years]

••• 2 August
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1971 : Queen live at Rugby Club, Hayle, UK. [48 years]
1974 : Brian was taken ill and rushed to hospital again. He had an operation for a duodenal ulcer. The band had to cancel a tour of the USA planned for September. [45 years]
1982 : Queen live at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada. [37 years]
1992 : Barcelona re-entered the UK chart at no. 5. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f11b.shtml
1992 : 9 August - Olympic closing ceremony, Barcelona featuring special rendition of Barcelona [27 years]
••• 3 August
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1982 : Queen live performing 2nd show at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada. [37 years]
1986 : Queen live on Magic Tour at Rayo Vallecano, Madrid, Spain, in front of 45 000 audience. [33 years]
••• 4 August
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1967 : The Reaction live at Rugby Club, Hayle, UK. [52 years]
••• 5 August
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Mid South Coliseum, Memphis, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live at Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, USA. [37 years]
1986 : Queen live at Estadio Municipal, Marbella, Spain, in front of 37 000 audience. It was supposed to be the last gig of the Magic Tour, but due to huge interest of fans a Knebworth Park show was added. [33 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=magic
••• 6 August
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1980 : Queen live at Riverside Centroplex, Baton Rouge, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, USA. [37 years]
••• 7 August
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1979 : Queen received silver award for Live Killers sales in the UK. [40 years]
1982 : Queen live at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, USA. [37 years]
1989 : Queen released The Invisible Man single with Hijack My Heart on b-side in the UK. [30 years]
2003 : Brian and Roger played on afterparty of We Will Rock You musical at Regent Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, with Tie Your Mother Down (Brian vocals and guitar, Roger drums, Amanda Harrison vocals), Whole Lotta Love (Brian guitar, Roger drums) and Rock And Roll (Brian gutiar, Roger drums). [16 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=4VQq0FjkKAw
2005 : Roger was presented with the Top Gear's Greatest Driving Song Trophy for Don't Stop Me Now. [14 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMj_F1mOlRI
••• 8 August
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1980 : Queen live at City Myriad, Oklahoma City, USA. [39 years]
2005 : Queen received gold award for Bohemian Rhapsody sales in the US. [14 years]
••• 9 August
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1971 : Queen live at Driftwood Spurs, St. Agens, UK. [48 years]
1973 : Queen filmed a video for Liar at Brewer Street Studios directed by Bruce Gowes. The film with playing band was coloured with ping and blue effects. Video was released on Box Of Flix VHS. [46 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=D56X2mO4eMA
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Reunion Hall, Dallas, USA. At this place a video for Another One Bites The Dust was filmed. [39 years]
1980 : Queen filmed a video for Another One Bites The Dust directed by Daniella Green. Everything was styled as live show, Freddie wore a cap with viking horns. Video of this most successful Queen single in America was broadcasted on TV and later released on Greatest Flix VHS, Box Of Flix VHS and Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD. [39 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=hMenB9Ywh2Q
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Brendan Byrne Arena, Meadowlands, USA. [37 years]
1982 : Queen released Back Chat single with Staying Power on b-side in the UK. [37 years]
1986 : Queen live performing their last ever concert with Freddie on stage at Knebworth Park, Stevenage, UK, in front of 120 000 audience and with Status Quo as a support band. [33 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=5OUY_2WQQiw http://youtube.com/watch?v=_ae7WKsaPEk
••• 10 August
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Summit, Houston, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on last tour in America at Coliseum, New Haven, USA. [37 years]
••• 11 August
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1974 : John and Roger appeared on EMI Records - Radio Luxembourg motor racing rally at Brands Hatch. [45 years] http://fly.cc.fer.hr/~mvidacek/krono.htm
2001 : Roger Taylor joined SAS Band at the Gosport Festival in Gosport, UK. [18 years]
••• 12 August
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1971 : Queen live at Truro, UK. [48 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Omni, Atlanta, USA. [39 years]
••• 13 August
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1979 : Queen went to Shepperton Studios to rehearse for the upcoming Crazy Tour. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live at Coliseum, Charlotte, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Poplar Creek, Chicago, USA. [37 years]
••• 14 August
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1971 : Queen live at NCOs' Mess, RAF Culdrose, Culdrose, UK. [48 years]
1979 : Queen were in the Shepperton Studios rehearsing for the upcoming Crazy Tour. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live at Coliseum, Greensboro, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Poplar Creek, Chicago, USA. [37 years]
••• 15 August
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1966 : The Reaction live at Dartmouth, Devon, UK. [53 years]
1979 : Queen were in the Shepperton Studios rehearsing for the upcoming Crazy Tour. [40 years]
1982 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Civic Centre Arena, St. Paul, USA. [37 years]
••• 16 August
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1966 : The Reaction live at Town Hall, Torquay, UK. [53 years]
1979 : Queen were in the Shepperton Studios rehearsing for the upcoming Crazy Tour. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live at Civic Centre, Charleston, USA. [39 years]
2002 : Roger live with V10 on F1 gig at Heroes Square, Budapest, Hungary. With Eddie Jordan, Peter Noone, Jonathan Perkinse, Matt Exelby, Keith Priora Chris Thomas played Lust For Life, For Fuck's Sake, Pump It Up, Rock And Roll, Gloria, Heroes and Let's Stick Together. [17 years]
2002 : Queen received 2x platinum award for Platinum Collection sales in the UK. [17 years]
••• 17 August
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1971 : Queen live at Truro City Hall as a support band to East Of Eden. [48 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game tour at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, USA. [39 years]
1991 : Brian appeared on Richard Digance's TV show with Last Horizon and cover of She's A Lady. [28 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=Uzwf3oM0TAo
••• 18 August
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1979 : Queen live on rock festivalu at Ludwigsparkstadion, Saarbrucken, Germany, in front of 30 000 audience (which was a record in Germany at that time). The band were headlining the event, and Roger appeared on stage with green hair. [40 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=other
••• 19 August
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1951 : John Richard Deacon was born to parents Arthur & Lillian. [68 years]
1973 : Queen were filming video for Keep Yourself Alive directed by Barry Sheffield at Brewer Street Studios. However it didn't help to the song and it wasn't successful in charts. [46 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q01kya.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=5nZgaGEvtcw
1982 : Queen on Hot Space tour at Civic Centre, Biloxi, USA. [37 years]
••• 20 August
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1980 : Queen live on The Game tour at Civic Centre, Hartford, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Summit, Houston, USA. [37 years]
••• 21 August
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1971 : Queen live on Carnon Downs Festival at Tregye Country Club, Truro, UK. Other bands playing that evening were Barracuda, Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come, Hawkwind, The Duster bennett Band, tea and Symphony, Brewer's Droop, Indian Summer and Graphite. [48 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Reunion, Dallas, USA. [37 years]
••• 22 August
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1980 : Queen live on The Game tour at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, USA. [39 years]
1980 : Queen released Another One Bites The Dust single with Dragon Attack on b-side in the UK. [39 years]
••• 23 August
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1969 : Ibex live at The Bolton's Octagon Theatre, Bolton, UK. [50 years]
1970 : Queen live at Imperial College, London, UK. [49 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game tour at Civic Centre, Baltimore, USA. [39 years]
2007 : Brian received his doctorate after completing his thesis Radial Velocities In The Zodiacal Dust Cloud, 36 years after beginning studies for the thesis at an observatory in Tenerife in 1971. [12 years] http://www.springer.com/astronomy/book/978-0-387-77705-4
••• 24 August
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1969 : Ibex live on Bluesology open-air at Queen's Park, Bolton, UK. [50 years]
1980 : Queen live at Civic Centre, Pittsburgh, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Back Chat from Hot Space album entered UK charts at no. 40. The song was also released in 12" version being the first ever Queen song released in different version to LP release. [37 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q23bc.shtml
1982 : Queen live at Omni, Atlanta, USA. [37 years]
1984 : Queen live at Forest Nationale, Brussel, Belgium. The show was filmed for video for Hammer To Fall and audience came the other day for finnishing. A photo taken that day was used on the cover of Hammer To Fall single, but later due to Brian's complaints was put off the stores and replaced with simple red cover. Fans in audience were clapping in Radio Ga Ga refrain, however it wasn't prepared. Since this time it became a tradition. Freddie also used his fake breasts in I Want To Break Free. [35 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=hjyka1gkodo
1992 : Brian released 3rd solo single Too Much Love Will Kill You (after Star Fleet and Driven By You). This song was premiered on Freddie Mercury Tribute concert. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/b03tmlwky.shtml
••• 26 August
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1977 : Roger released 1st solo single I Wanna Testify which costs him 5 000 Pounds and he played all the instruments himself. Roger never played it live but on playback on Top Of The Pops. [42 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/r01iwt.shtml. http://youtube.com/watch?v=nHeoKuU9lRE
1980 : Queen live on The Game tour at Civic Centre, Providence, USA. [39 years]
1992 : Brian appeared on BBC Radio One on the Simon Bates programme. [27 years]
••• 27 August
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1980 : Queen live at Spectrum, Portland, USA. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live at City Myriad, Oklahoma City, USA. [37 years]
••• 28 August
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1982 : Queen live at Kemper Arena, Kansas City, USA. [37 years]
1984 : Queen live on The Works Tour at Royal Dublin Society Snowgrounds, Dublin, Ireland. Spike Edney joined the band as 5th Queenie on Hammer To Fall (guitar) and Crazy Little Thing Called Love (piano). [35 years]
••• 29 August
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1979 : Queen received gold award for Live Killers sales in the UK. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Forum, Montreal, Canada. [39 years]
1984 : Queen live performing 2nd show on The Works Tour at Royal Dublin Society Snowgrounds, Dublin, Ireland. To avoid the finale with God Save The Queen the gig ended with outro fromo A Day At The Races album, however part of the audience sung God Save the Queen on their own. [35 years]
1987 : Brian live with Bad News on festival in Reading, UK, on Bohemian Rhapsody, Warriors Of Ghengis Khan, Hey Hey Bad News, Bad News and Life With Brian. Bad News were doing a parody on heavy metal. [32 years] http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:wzabqjkbojha~T1
1998 : Brian attended the Reading Festival to see Foo Fighters at Festival Arena, Reading, UK. [21 years]
••• 30 August
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at CNE, Toronto, Canada. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at McNichols Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA. [37 years]
2007 : Brian and Roger attended the unveiling of the statue of Nelson Mandela in Parliament square, London, UK. [12 years]
••• 31 August
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1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Convention Centre, Rochester, USA. After this show the band took 9 day break and then continued in Milwaukee. [39 years]
1980 : Another One Bites The Dust reached no. 1 in Billboard chart (US magazine). [39 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/b03tmlwky.shtml
1984 : Queen live performing 1st Brittish gig of The Works Tour at NEC, Birmingham, UK. [35 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=works1984
1998 : Brian released Why Don't We Try Again single from the Another World album with two covers Only Make Believe and F.B.I in the UK. [21 years]