Queen Diary - day by day - this week

••• 28 May (Today)
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1975 : Queen decided for new Elton John's manager John Reid as their new manager. [43 years]
1982 : Queen appeared on the BBC's Weekend being interviewed by Sue Cook. This was the one and only TV appearance in the UK which featured the whole band live. [36 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Metropol, Berlin, Germany. [28 years]
1991 : Brian appeared and played live on a radio in Boston, USA. [27 years]
1997 : Brian joined Zucchero at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK, in Madre Dolcissima. [21 years]
1998 : Brian introduced two new songs from his new album Another World - On My Way Up and Why Don't We Try Again, connected to radio via ISDN line. [20 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/b04aw.shtml
2004 : Brian joined Ian Hunter in Astoria Theatre, London, UK, in All The Way From Memphis. [14 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/b04aw.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=YJzY36Wm_r0

••• 29 May
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1976 : Brian married Chrissie Mullen at St. Osmunds Roman Catholic Church in Barnes, London, UK. [42 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at New Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK. [41 years]
1980 : Queen were filming the video for Play The Game at Trillion Studios, London, UK. Freddie appeared for the first time in a video with his moustache and Brian appeared with different guitar. Video directed by Brian Grant was released on Greatest Flix, Box Of Flix and Greatest Video Hits 1. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q17ptg.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=NnAZTItYxUQ
1982 : Queen live at Elland Road Football Club, Leeds, UK. Rumours say that this concert is favorite one for Brian. Queen played in front of 40 thousands fans. [36 years]
1986 : Roger's second child Rory Eleanor was born. [32 years]
1987 : Freddie appeared with Montserrat Caballe at Ibiza 92 Festival at Ku Club, Ibiza, Spain. They mimed Barcelona, which later became a main theme of the olympic games. [31 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=45-SAEfMccY
1987 : 6 June - Brian and John appeared as part of the Prince's Trust Gala Concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Other stars that performed that night were Phil Collins, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Mark Knopfler and Elton John [31 years]
1989 : Mike Reid, DJ of BBC Radio One managed to get all four of the band into a studio for an interview. This interview was special even because of the rare appearance of Freddie, probably due to the release of The Miracle album few days ago. [29 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q16tm.shtml
1990 : The Cross live on Mad Bad And Dangerous To Know tour at De Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands. [28 years]
1991 : Brian appeared as guest on Philadelphia radio and played I Can't Live With You, Under Pressure, We Will Rock You, Tie Your Mother Down and Somebody To Love during his promo show for Hollywood records to propagate entire Queen catalogue in USA. [27 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour for the first time at Rock Am Ring festival, Cologne, Germany. [25 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot4StegWmWI
••• 30 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. [41 years]
1980 : Queen released Play The Game single with A Human Body on b-side in the UK. [38 years]
1984 : Queen received platinum award for The Works sales in the UK. [34 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Hugennottenhalle, Frankfurt, Germany. [28 years]
1991 : Queen recorded video for These Are The Days Of Our Lives directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hans Rossacher in Limehouse studios, London, UK. Brian was not present and his part in video was recorded few days later. For most of Queen fans Freddie's last words "I still love you ..." is his own valediction to them. In Hollywood Records version shoots of weak Freddie have been replaced with animations. The song was released before Christmass in 1991 on A side together with Bohemian Rhapsody and reached 1st position in charts. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q42br.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=Fjiapiq-hqY http://youtube.com/watch?v=yZAp1m4NtcA
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Sportpark Garbsen, Hannover, Germany. [25 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on Le Monde Est A Vous in french TV2 to promote his Another World album with On My Way Up. [20 years]
2004 : Brian joined the cast at the end of We Will Rock You musical in Madrid, Spain. [14 years]
••• 31 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. [41 years]
1991 : Brian appeared live on radio in Dallas to promote Innuendo and whole Queen catalogue released on CD by Hollywood Records. He played part of Brighton Rock and Stone Cold Crazy solos. [27 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Franken Stadion, Nurnberg, Germany. [25 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on Gutte Nacht Gottschalk together with Rick Parfitt from Status Quo. [20 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=2VOQUuwaw_U
2002 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Platinum Collection sales in the UK. [16 years]
2003 : Brian travelled to the Isle of Skye, Scotland to view the Solar Eclipse. [15 years] http://xhgc18.blogspot.com/2007/09/sky-at-night-highland-ring-annular.php
2006 : Brian and Roger appeared on first ever VH1 Rock Honors annual ceremony. The ceremony was opened by Foo Fighters performing Tie Your Mother Down, soon joined by Brian and Roger. Later Queen with Paul Rodgers performed The Show Must Go On, We Will Rock You (with Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins on drums), We Are The Champions and Under Pressure. [12 years] http://vh1.com/shows/events/rock_honors/2006/ http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=OWGU-umXlCQ&NR=1
••• 1 June
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1967 : The Art live at Drill Hall, Melton Mowbray, UK. [51 years]
1975 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Queen II sales in the UK. [43 years]
1982 : Queen released their 21st single from Hot Space called Las Palabras De Amor. Also this is the last song Queen performed on Top Of The Pops. Video footage from this performance was used for video clip released on Greatest Flix III and later on Greatest Video Hits 2 DVD. [36 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q22lpda.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=asZ5xB3K3VE
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Ingliston Agricultural Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland. [36 years]
1986 : Queen received silver, gold and platinum awards for It's A Kind Of Magic sales in the UK. [32 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Ibiza 92 Festival at Ku Club, Ibiza, Spain. [28 years]
1992 : Queen received 5x platinum award for Greatest Hits II sales and gold award for Live At Wembley '86 in the UK. [26 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on live chat on Virgin web page and played snippets from Tie Your Mother Down and Nothing But Blue. [20 years]
1998 : Brian released album called Another World. [20 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/b04aw.shtml
••• 2 June
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour performing first of two shows at Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK. [41 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour performing 2nd show at Ingliston Showground, Edinburgh, Scotland. [36 years]
1986 : Queen released 14th album called A Kind Of Magic in the UK. [32 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q14akom.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=HbodhC-Vw-Q http://youtube.com/watch?v=Rgnx3BzQ_JA
1986 : (for 6 June) Queen fly to Stockholm to start their European tour [32 years]
1988 : Brian's father Harold died. [30 years]
1989 : The first day of auditions for two children to sing Who Wants To Live Forever for charity. Brian finally picked Belinda Gillet and Ian Meeson. [29 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=Q-S6_q_VPHw
1990 : The Cross live performing 2nd show on Ibiza 92 Festival atKu Club, Ibiza, Spain. [28 years]
1993 : Brian live at Le Grand Rex Theatre, Paris, France. [25 years]
••• 3 June
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1976 : Queen received gold award for Bohemian Rhapsody sales in the US. [42 years]
1976 : JULY – NOVEMBER The Manor, Oxfordshire; Wessex Studios, Highbury; Sarm Studios, Aldgate (A Day At The Races sessions) [42 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour performing 2nd show at Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK. [41 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Westernhagen, St. Wendel, Germany. [28 years]
1998 : Brian played together with his son Jimmy (on bass) On My Way Up on Musica Si programme of spannish TV. [20 years]
2002 : Brian and Roger as Queen together with the We Will Rock You musicall staff (in opera section of Bohemian Rhapsody) played at Party At The Palace - Queen's 2002 Golden Jubilee celebrations in front of the Buckingham Palace. The event started with his performance of his own arrangement of God Save the Queen, live from the roof of Buckingham Palace. Brian and Roger were also accompanying several musicians during the concert and also played their Radio Ga Ga, We Will Rock You (with WWRY musical staff), We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody (Will Young on vocals), Move It (Cliff Richard, S Club 7 and Brian), With A Little Help From My Friends (Joe Cocker, Steve Winwood, Brian) etc. [16 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=zUqTGZIexn4 http://youtube.com/watch?v=fae2ZlP6LmQ