Queen Diary - day by day

••• 1 November
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1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK. [45 years]
1977 : Queen received silver and gold awards for News Of The World and gold award for We Are The Champions sales in the UK. [42 years]
1978 : Queen received silver award for Fat Bottomed Girls / Bicycle Race sales in the UK. [41 years]
1979 : Queen received silver award for Crazy Little Thing Called Love sales in the UK. [40 years]
1981 : Queen and David Bowie received silver award for Under Pressure sales in the UK. [38 years]
1992 : Brian live at New York Disco, Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting his South America Tour followed by concerts in the USA, Europe and Japan. [27 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=brian&tour=bttlsaa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zw1WfccoQiI
1992 : Freddie received silver and gold awards for The Freddie Mercury Album sales in the UK. [27 years]
1994 : Brian was traveling by mini-bus to Arica in Chile with the group of eclipse hunters. They spent few hours at the two stage border post during which Brian's Peruvian oranges were confiscated. [25 years] http://uk.geocities.com/martin.mobberley@btinternet.com/Chile1994.txt
1995 : Queen received silver, gold and platinum awards for Made In Heaven and silver award for Heaven For Everyone sales in the UK. [24 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Nagoya Dome, Nagoya, Japan. [14 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria. Brian played an acoustic version of The Blue Danube Waltz just before Love Of My Life. [11 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z44MxetORW4

••• 2 November
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1973 : Queen live at Imperial College, London, UK, just before their UK tour with Mott The Hoople. The gig sold out and was the famous turning point in their career - the gig received rave reviews and one said Queen could turn out to be more than just a support band [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at University, Leeds, UK. There was hysteria during the concert and the band had to stop playing whilst Freddie calmed the audience. Roger hurt his foot and after the show was taken to Leeds Infirmary for an xray. [45 years]
1981 : Queen released first compilation album Greatest Hits together with the photo book Greatest Pix. The songlist is different according to the territory of release. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q11gh.shtml
1994 : Brian was in Arica, Chile preparing for the journey to Andes starting at midnight to see the Solar Eclipse. [25 years] http://uk.geocities.com/martin.mobberley@btinternet.com/Chile1994.txt
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at City Hall, Sheffield, UK. [21 years]
1998 : Wyclef Jean released his version of Another One Bites The Dust. The song was included in Greatest Hits III. [21 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q22ghiii.shtml
••• 3 November
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1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Theatre, Coventry, UK. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Sportorium, Miami, USA. [41 years]
1982 : Queen live performing last show of the Hot Space Tour at Seibu Lions Stadium, Tokorozawa, Japan. This outdoor gig was filmed for video release in Japan on VHS and it is the first ever Queen concert video release (except Greatest Flix with several live shoots and We Will Rock You from 1981 released in 1984) and also only one with Teo Torriatte and Put Out The Fire up to date. Part of this show was also released as a bonus on Queen On Fire DVD. [37 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/qnonlij.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=OAw6hm5Jxb0
1982 : (for 4 November) Queen return home from Tokyo [37 years]
1992 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour as a support to Joe Cocker and The B52s at Pista Atletica Stadium, Santiago, Chile. There were a lot of technical problems at the gig due to power surges from the Chilean electricity supply. [27 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WeWyh6OXpc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNZl3JCr8Xc
1994 : Brian as a part of the group of Solar Eclipse chasers was travelling from Arica Hotel, Arica, Chile to the altitude of 4,500 metres in Andes to see the Solar Eclipse. [25 years] http://uk.geocities.com/martin.mobberley@btinternet.com/Chile1994.txt
1997 : Queen released a compilation album Queen Rocks in the UK. Brian and Roger attended a press conference in Hamburg and Cologne to promote the album. [22 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q21qr.shtml
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland. [21 years]
2000 : Freddie received silver award for Mr. Bad Guy sales in the UK. [19 years]
2003 : Brian and Roger appeared on the premiere of We Will Rock You musical at Calderon Theatre, Madrid, Spain. Ana Botella, Minister of Social Affairs of the Madrid City Council, also arrived at the theatre and posed with the members of Queen, Ben Elton and Jim Beach. [16 years]
2003 : Queen released Greatest Video Hits 2 on DVD in the UK. It was promoted by TV commercial with Roger and Brian acting as sellers in DVD store. For example, bonus contains One Vision Documentary previously released on Magic Years VHS trilogy and making of the Miracle videos. [16 years] http://queenpicturehall.com/videos/qdvdc03.php http://youtube.com/watch?v=s0ji_p2gHhM
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Fukuoka Dome, Fukuoka, Japan. [14 years]
••• 4 November
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1964 : 1984 live performing their 2nd concert at Girls School, Richmond, UK. John Sanger left the band and changed school for University in Leeds. [55 years]
1967 : The Opposition live at Club, Evington, UK. [52 years]
1974 : BBC Radio 1 played Now I'm Here, Stone Cold Crazy, Flick Of The Wrist and Tenement Funster especially recorded for the BBC in Sounds Of The 70s programme. [45 years]
1976 : Queen filmed video for Somebody To Love directed by Bruce Gowers at Sarm Studios. It was released on Greatest Flix VHS, Box Of Flix and Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD. [43 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q07stl.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=cxbFLYa0_bw
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Civic Centre, Lakeland, USA. [41 years]
1985 : Queen released 28th single One Vision with instrumental Blurred Vision on B-side. It was for the fourth time when single was released months before the album (Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Save Me and Under Pressure) and second song being credited to Queen (Stone Cold Crazy). Video was filmed in München and for the first time directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher. [34 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q29ov.shtml
1991 : Greatest Hits II reached no. 1 in UK charts. [28 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q18ghii.shtml
1993 : Brian live at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan. It was his first solo gig in Japan and he performed Teo Torriatte for the first encore. [26 years]
2005 : Queen and Paul Rodgers received gold award for Return Of The Champions sales in the UK. [14 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Metro Arena, Newcastle, UK. [11 years] http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4UM0DX5PhqY
••• 5 November
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1969 : Wreckage live at Imperial College, London, UK, as a support band to Iron Butterfly. [50 years]
1973 : Queen started rehearsals for their tour at Mantcore Cinema, London, UK. They played for five weeks at England and Scotland and as a support band to Mott The Hoople. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at City Hall, Sheffield, UK, playing for the first time Bring Back That Leroy Brown with Brian on ukulele. [45 years]
1978 : The whole band spent a day at Disney World in Florida, USA. [41 years]
1985 : Freddie acted the part of a bridegroom to Jane Seymours bride at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, for Fashion Aid which was for the Ethiopian Famine Appeal Fund. Later a video footage was released on VHS. [34 years] http://liveaid.free.fr/memorabilia/pages/fashion_aid.php http://youtube.com/watch?v=YV8bWephQF4
1987 : Brian appeared on stage with Bad News at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. [32 years]
1992 : Brian live at Montevideo Centenario Stadium, Uruguay, in front of 20 000 audience. [27 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan. [26 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at MEN Arena, Manchester, UK. [11 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODF5-fVpoaw
••• 6 November
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1966 : The New Opposition live at Monsell Youth Club, Eyres, UK. [53 years]
1972 : Queen live at The Pheasantry, London, UK. Trident had arranged it for a specially invited audience of record company executives (Phil Collins was apparently in the audience). [47 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at St. George's Hall, Bradford, UK. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Capitol Centre, Washington DC, USA. [41 years]
1987 : The Cross featured on a show called Meltdown which was broadcast on Thames TV. They played short live concert with Shove It, Cowboys And Indians, Love On A Tightrope, Stand Up For Love, Feel The Force, I'm In Love With My Car and Strange Frontier. [32 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=19vcDOSV5hg
1987 : John travels on the inaugural Virgin flight to Florida (Miami or Orlando) [32 years]
1992 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Valez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in front of 30 000 audience. The concert was broadcasted live on Argentinean TV. [27 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at DK Lensoveta, St. Petersburg, Russia. [21 years]
1999 : Brian and Roger attended filming of the Music Of The Millenium poll ceremony conducted by Channel 4. Around 600 000 people in the UK voted in the poll held by Channel 4 in conjunction with HMV to mark the beginning of the new millennium. Bohemian Rhapsody won the best song, Queen was voted the second greatest band in music history, Freddie was voted the 6th best male singer. The ceremony was broadcasted week later. [20 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=_hCfSAk-gHk
2002 : Brian and Roger as well as Freddie's mother Jer Bulsara attended a world premiere of the Queen Symphony performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Tolga Kashif at the Royal Festival Hall, London, UK. In 2001 Tolga Kashif was commissioned by EMI Classics to compose a symphony piece based on the music of Queen. Also Freddie's mother Jer Bulsara attended the premiere, which was released on CD and DVD. [17 years] http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kashif-Queen-Symphony-Tolga/dp/B00006JC6Q http://youtube.com/watch?v=Hs-TkMt5QSY
••• 7 November
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1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Coliseum, New Haven, USA. [41 years]
1988 : Freddie and Montserrat Caballe received silver award for Barcelona sales in the UK. [31 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Yubin Chokin Hall, Hiroshima, Japan. [26 years]
1997 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Queen Rocks sales in the UK. [22 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at MSA Hall, Moscow, Russia. [21 years]
2004 : Brian attended Live Aid DVD Premiere screening a special hour-long edit of Live Aid at the Odeon Cinema, London, UK. [15 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at O2 Arena, London, UK. [11 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrsoXfM3b7w
••• 8 November
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1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland. [45 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Osaka, Japan. [26 years]
1999 : Roger played with SAS Band on F1 McLaren party at Stuttgart, Germany. [20 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at O2 Arena, London, UK. [11 years]
••• 9 November
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1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at University, Lancaster, UK. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live performing 1st of 2 shows on Jazz Tour at Cobo Arena, Detroit, USA. [41 years]
1986 : Brian appeared on stage with Iron Maiden, Jimmy Page and Bad News (who were supporting Iron Maiden) in aid of NSPCC at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. [33 years] http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll
1992 : Brian live at Imperator Club, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. [27 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2TIkm8yMbk
1992 : Brian released his 4th solo single Back To The Light. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/b04bttl.shtml
••• 10 November
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1967 : The Reaction live at Pennace Hotel, Hayle, UK. [52 years]
1967 : The Opposition live at Boys Club, Witterworth, UK. [52 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Guildhall, Preston, UK. [45 years]
1975 : Queen was filming a promo video for Bohemian Rhapsody during rehearsals for forthcomming tour at Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire, UK. It was directed by Bruce Gowers and shooting took about three hours. The story goes that this video has started era of video clips which became essenital for every released single and duty for every band. [44 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=2WgO3Pp9CWY
1977 : News Of The World entered UK album charts at no. 4. [42 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q06notw.shtml
1978 : Queen live performing 2nd show at Cobo Arena, Detroit, USA. [41 years]
1978 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Jazz sales in the UK. [41 years]
1981 : Greatest Hits reached 1st place in UK charts. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q11gh.shtml
1981 : Under Pressure reached no. 8 in UK single chart. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q20up.shtml
1993 : Brian live at Denayoku Hall, Sendai, Japan. [26 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan. [21 years]
2002 : Brian played Is This The World We Created?, I'll Do My Crying In The Rain, Run To You a Crazy Little Thing Called Love at a gorilla benefit concert at the Royal Opera House, London, UK. Money were donated to Diana Fossey fund. [17 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=syCrAVAMhVU
••• 11 November
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1966 : The New Opposition live at Monsell Youth Club, Eyres, UK. [53 years]
1967 : The Opposition live at Zodiac 67 Club,Leicester, UK. [52 years]
1975 : Queen did a second fimling day of a promo video for Bohemian Rhapsody at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live performing first US show during the News Of The World Tour at Cumberland County Civic Centre, Portland, USA. The band arrived with 60 tons light system and for the first time played We Will Rock You live. [42 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=notwna
1978 : The Queen Fan Club held their first ever convention at Empire Ballrooms, London, UK. [41 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, USA. [41 years]
1991 : Queen received 2x platinum award for Greatest Hits II sales in the UK. [28 years]
1993 : Brian live at Kyoiku Bunka Kaikan, Kawasaki, Japan. [26 years]
1996 : Queen released Made In Heaven - The Films compilation on VHS with short movies with Queen music as a background rather than videos by commencing authors. [23 years] http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00008MIZF/qid%3D1131724189/202-7895183-2525436
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Shibuya Kokaido, Tokyo, Japan. [21 years]
2002 : Queen and Ben Elton released We Will Rock You: Rock Theatrical CD with music from the musical recorded live at the Dominion Theatre. [17 years] http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000077DZD/qid=1036099385/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_19_1/026-5095273-9910860
2004 : Queen were inducted into the UK Music Hall Of Fame at the Hackney Empire, London, UK. Brian and Roger came to the stage and played We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions and All Right Now. [15 years]
••• 12 November
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1969 : Wreckage live at Rugby Club, Richmond, UK. [50 years]
1973 : Queen live starting their first major tour of the UK as special guests to Mott The Hoople at Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, UK. [46 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=queen1
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. [45 years]
1974 : Queen released Sheer Heart Attack album in the USA. [45 years] http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=ADFEAEE5721EDC4FA97020C09F3E47E9A47CE11D9040E0920E1A5C03D1BE085C915C27AE0DA4C6CFB1FA70F878AFF52BA3500CD1DA9F2B&sql=10:fz91z81a4yvn
1975 : Queen did a third fimling day of a promo video for Bohemian Rhapsody at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, UK. [44 years]
1976 : Queen released 7th single Somebody To Love, the first single to feature the crest on the label and the first released by Queen Productions Ltd. [43 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q07stl.shtml
1977 : Queen live on News Of the World Tour at Gardens, Boston, USA. [42 years]
1985 : One Vision entered UK charts at no. 9. [34 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q29ov.shtml
1990 : Brian attended the opening of Macbeth for which he had composed the musical score at Riverside Studios, London, UK. [29 years]
1995 : Made In Heaven entered UK album chart at no. 1. [24 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q20mih.shtml
1999 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Greatest Hits III sales in the UK. [20 years]
••• 13 November
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1973 : Queen live at Blackburn, St. Georges, UK, and made their first appearance on British TV, performing Keep Yourself Alive and Liar on the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, UK. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Gardens, Boston, USA. [41 years]
1982 : Roger held a firework party in his garden, and showed his guests including Brian and John the Milton Keyenes TV concert film. [37 years]
1992 : Roger officially opened the Freddie Mercury Building for AIDS in Rijswijk, near The Hague in Netherlands. [27 years]
1992 : Brian appeared on TV Canale 5 with Too Much Love Will Kill You in Italy. [27 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94OtKB14aQU
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan. [26 years]
1995 : The Ultimate Queen Box set was released, a luxury boxed collection of 20 pictured CDs, booklet and hollogram. [24 years]
1997 : Brian and Roger attended a press conferenceat the Hard Rock Cafe, Barcelona, Spain, and were presented with an Ondas Award for "Outstanding Contribution to The History Of Pop Music". They also received two platinum awards for Made In Heaven, and five platinum awards for Greatest Hits. [22 years]
1998 : Brian on Another World Tour at Club Quatro, Nagoya, Japan. [21 years]
2003 : Roger was interviewed on Capital Gold radio discussing 46664. Also new song Invincible Hope: Queen + Nelson Mandela was premiered featuring Roger and Treana Morris on voals, plus passages of Long Walk To Freedom read by Nelson Mandela. [16 years]
••• 14 November
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1969 : Wreckage live at Liverpool, UK. [50 years]
1970 : Queen live at Ballspark College, Hertford, UK. [49 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Gaumont, Southampton, UK. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live starting their UK A Night At The Opera Tour at Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK. At the end of every concert Freddie was throwing red roses (without thorns) into the audience. [44 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=anato
1977 : Queen received gold award for News Of The World in the US. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Rhode Island Civic Centre, Providence, USA [41 years]
1994 : Roger released Happiness from the same named album on single with his live version of Ride The Wild Wind on b-side in the UK. [25 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McOWxuV4w2o
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at IMP Hall, Osaka, Japan. [21 years]
2002 : Queen received platinum awards for A Day At The Races, Live Killers and A Night At The Opera, 2x platinum award for Live Killers, 3x platinum awards for A Night At The Opera and Classic Queen, 4x platinum for The Game and News Of The World, all for sales in the US. [17 years]
2003 : Brian was on a webchat on 46664.com talking about the 46664 Mandela Concert [16 years]
2006 : Roger inducted Led Zeppelin into the UK Music Hall Of Fame and and later played drums in a specially assembled George Martin Tribute Band at Alexandra Palace, London, UK. [13 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=KcVQDzeMsW0 http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZlcD9o8rezA
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Racecourse, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Actually the place was a car park near IKEA store. [11 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHENT1WjZFM
••• 15 November
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1973 : Queen live with Mott the Hoople at Gaumont, Worcester, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, UK. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live performing 2nd show on A Night At The Opera Tour at Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Civic Centre, Providence, USA. [42 years]
1992 : Brian appeared on TV programme Domenica in Italy with guitar improvisation of Too Much Love Will Kill You. [27 years]
2002 : Queen received gold award for A Kind Of Magic sales in the US. [17 years]
••• 16 November
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1973 : Queen live with Mott The Hoople at University, Lancaster, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Town Hall, Birmingham, UK. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Theatre, Coventry, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, USA. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Madison Square Garden, New York, USA. [41 years]
2002 : Brian and Roger played We Will Rock You and We Are The Champions with We Will Rock You musical cast at Children in Need charity. [17 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=SzIAXSIV9Uo http://youtube.com/watch?v=pOr9hJVxVXo
••• 17 November
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1965 : The Reaction live at Methodist Hall, St. Agnes, UK. Poster had advertised Evening Of Drama And Music. [54 years]
1973 : Queen live with Mott The Hoople at Stadium, Liverpool, UK. [46 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. [44 years]
1978 : Queen live performing 2nd show at Madison Square Garden, New Yorku, USA, on this night the stage was filled with naked girls riding bicycles. [41 years]
1992 : Freddie's The Great Pretender was released in the USA. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/fnontgpusa.shtml
1995 : Brian went to see a Hank Marvin concert at Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. [24 years] http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll
2000 : Freddie received gold award for Freddie Mercury Solo sales in the UK. [19 years]
2000 : (early November) Brian and Angie holiday in Venice. (for 18 November) Brian and Angie marry at Richmond Registry Office. They honeymoon in the Seychelles. [19 years]
2007 : Brian and Roger joined Foo Fighters and played '39 at O2 Arena, London, UK. [12 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jH5II7IKs0
••• 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, München, 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]
••• 25 November
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1973 : Queen live at Caley Cinema, Edinburgh, Scotland. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour performing first ever show in Finland at Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki. [45 years]
1975 : Bohemian Rhapsody reached no. 1 in UK chart. [44 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q05br.shtml.
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Scope Arena, Norfolk, USA. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, USA. [41 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Le Bourget La Rotonde, Paris, France. [39 years]
1980 : Queen received platinum award for Another One Bites The Dust sales in the US. [39 years]
1981 : Queen live performing 2nd planned special concert for filming at Forum, Montreal, Canada. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q02wwry.shtml
1981 : (For November 28) Queen fly home from Montreal [38 years]
1991 : BBC Radio 1 had two special programmes on air, while BBC TV showed a special documentary and for the first time the These Are The Days Of Our Lives video was shown. There were special programmes shown on TV in countries around the world as the news of Freddie's death was announced, with tributes from stars of music and screen. [28 years]
1991 : Brian released his 2nd solo single Driven By You in the UK, which had been used in Ford commercial. He had talked to Freddie about the release before he died, knowing how ill he was. Brian had wanted to cancel the release but Freddie just said "release it - what better publicity can you have?". It got to number 6. [28 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/b02dby.shtml http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui4PbW14ozQ http://youtube.com/watch?v=i4L91ihZJKs
1997 : Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert from 20 April 1992 was released on laser disc. [22 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q15tfmtc.shtml
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Capitol Theatre, Sydney, Australia. [21 years]
1999 : Brian appeared on stage with Roger and Foo Fighters in We Will Rock You (intro) and Now I'm Here in London, UK. [20 years]
2004 : Brian and Roger joined former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela who launched a special limited edition book, entitled 46664 The Concert at the Dorchester Hotel, London, UK. The book chronicles the Cape Town Concert on 29 November 2003 and will further raise funds to combat HIV and AIDS. [15 years] http://www.littlebrown.co.uk/Title/9780316730174
••• 26 November
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1969 : Wreckage live at Rugby Club, Twickenham, UK. [50 years]
1973 : Queen live at Opera House, Manchester, UK. [46 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour performing afternoon and evening show at Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK. [44 years]
1976 : A reception was held in London's Advision Studios to promote A Day At The Races. [43 years]
1977 : The band all went to see the Chrysler Museum Of Art where Frank kelly Freas had an exhibition displaying also the original News Of The World cover painting. Frank presented the band with a limited edition copy of his science fiction book. [42 years] http://www.chrysler.org/
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, USA. [41 years]
1979 : Queen live on Crazy Tour at Apollo Theatre, Manchester, UK. Fans took Freddie by surprise as they sang Save Me with the band despite fact, that the song was not released yet. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany. [39 years]
1984 : Queen released 27th single (and the only Christmass one) Thank God It's Christmass with Keep Passing The Open Windows and Man On The Prowl on b-side in the UK. For the first time ever, every track from an album had featured on a single release. [35 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q28tgic.shtml
1994 : Roger live at Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, UK. [25 years]
1996 : Brian and Roger attended the unveiling ceremony of Freddie's statue in Montreux, Switzerland. Freddie's family and Montserrat Caballe were present. Speeches were made by Montserrat, Brian and the Mayor Of Montreux. [23 years] http://www.montreux.ch/index_en.php
1996 : The Freddie Mercury Photographic Exhibition opened at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. [23 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Newcastle Workers Cooperative Club, Newcastle, Australia. [21 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at Via Funchal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. [11 years]
••• 27 November
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1973 : Queen live at Town Hall, Birmingham, UK. [46 years]
1974 : Queen live on Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Olympen, Lund, Sweden. [45 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, USA. Bev Bevan (ELO's drummer) came to see them on backstage before the show. [42 years]
1979 : Queen live on Crazy Tour at Apollo Theatre, Manchester, UK. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Groenoordhallen, Leiden, Netherlands. [39 years]
1989 : Queen released The Miracle single with live Stone Cold Crazy on B-side in the UK. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q37tm.shtml
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Huxley's Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany. [26 years]
1994 : Roger live on Happiness Tour at The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK. [25 years]
2008 : Queen+PR live on The Cosmos Rocks Tour performing 2nd show at Via Funchal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. [11 years]
••• 28 November
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1973 : Queen live at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, UK. [46 years]
1978 : Queen live on Jazz Tour at War Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, USA. [41 years]
1978 : Queen received gold and platinum award for Jazz sales in the US. [41 years]
1998 : Brian live on Another World Tour at Alexandra Hills Hotel, Brisbane, Australia. [21 years]
1999 : Brian appeared at National Music Show at Wembley Exhibition Centre, London, UK, talking about his setup, playing We Will Rock You solo and jamming with Chad Smith. [20 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=0bM_gyWbPZs
••• 29 November
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1973 : Queen live at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. [46 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Capitol Theatre, Washington DC, USA. [42 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Grugahalle, Essen, Germany. [39 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Elycee Montmartre, Paris, France. [26 years]
1994 : Roger live at The Garage, Glasgow, UK. [25 years]
1997 : Queen filmed a video for No-One But You directed by DoRo at Bray Studios, London, UK. [22 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q18qr.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=e5r3R_P-nM4
2003 : Brian and Roger played at Nelson Mandela 46664 concert in Cape Town, The Republic Of South Africa. The event was put together by Dave Stewart, Queen and Bono and is produced by Queen's manager Jim Beach and The Music Matrix under chairman J. F. Cecillion. [16 years] http://www.46664.com/ http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001DI51M/qid%3D1133278962/026-7720434-7049202 http://youtube.com/watch?v=7qQJMRf1R_M http://youtube.com/watch?v=wG3GzIramrY
2008 : Queen+PR live performing last gig of on The Cosmos Rocks Tour at HSBC Arena, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. [11 years]
••• 30 November
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1968 : Tim Staffell introduced Freddie Bulsara to Brian and Roger. [51 years]
1973 : Queen live at Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, UK, performed songs from first album and also some covers. [46 years]
1975 : Queen live on A Night At The Opera Tour at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. [44 years]
1977 : Freddie went to see The Act by Lisa Minelli in New York. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live at Civic Centre (CNE), Ottawa, Canada. [41 years]
1979 : Queen live on Crazy Tour at Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, UK. [40 years]
1980 : Queen live on The Game Tour at Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany. [39 years]
1987 : Queen released Magic Years video set on VHS. [32 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q08tmy.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=HdoL0CkQiu4
1992 : EMI released 2CD Greatest Hits I & II and Freddie's single In My Defence. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f13imd.shtml
1993 : Brian live at Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany. Local star Robby Valentine joined him during Hammer To Fall. [26 years]
1994 : Roger live on Happiness Tour at Bristol Bierkeller, Bristol, UK. [25 years]
1996 : Roger attended the Indian Music Awards in Bombay. He presented the first Freddie Mercury Award for Excellence to top Indian artist Alisha China. Roger later appeared on stage with Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and performed Rock'n'Roll. [23 years]
2004 : Brian and Roger, together with Jim Beach were awarded with Triple Diamond Award for sales in excess of 3.2m CDs alone (not including LP sor MCs) of the Queen catalogue in Spain. Also, EMI Spain presented them with a Gold Award for the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD. The presentation took place at the Teatro Apolo, Barcelona, Spain, at the end of the performance of We Will Rock You musicall. [15 years]
2007 : Roger promoted Say It's Not True single on BBC Breakfast with Bill Turnbull and Susannah Reid. [12 years]