On This Day in Queen History – 1 October

Freddie - Keep Yourself Alive
Freddie – Keep Yourself Alive

In 1973 – Queen filmed promo videos for ‘Keep Yourself Alive’ and (probably)  ‘Liar’, StJohn’s Wood Studios, London, UK.
In 1977 – Queen Silver Award for ‘We Are The Champions’ UK sales.
In 1980 – Queen Platinum Award for “The Game album” (USA) – biggest selling album in America. In 1986 – Queen 2x Platinum Award for ‘It’s A Kind Of Magic’ UK sales.
In 1991 – Queen Silver, Gold and Platinum Awards for “Greatest Hits “I and 9x Platinum for “Greatest Hits II” UK sales.
In 1992 – Brian May Silver Award for ‘Too Much Love Will Kill You’, and Silver and Gold for ‘Back To The Light’ UK sales.
In 1993 – Freddie Mercury received Silver Award for “Mr Bad Guy” UK sales.
In 1997 – Queen 4x Platinum Award for “Made In Heaven” UK sales.
In 2002 – “Highlander: Immortal Edition DVD” released, with companion CD of ‘Princes Of The Universe’, ‘One Year Of Love (Ext)’, ‘Friends Will Be Friends’.

Highlander Immortal Edition
Highlander – Immortal Edition (Limited Edition Steel Tin – 2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [AMAZON

In 2003 – Brian attended the first preview “We Will Rock You Musical”, Calderon Theatre, Madrid, Spain.
In 2008 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany. Released for download ”’39 (Live – 01/10/08)” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love (Live – 01/10/08)”.

Roger Taylor - Munich 1 Oct 2008
Roger Taylor – Munich 1 Oct 2008

In 2011 – Roger Taylor guest appearance at Bob Geldof’s 60th birthday party, Davington Priory, Faversham, UK.
In 2013 – Brian May joined animal activists in Somerset on the night of Tuesday 01 Oct 13 to patrol a badger cull zone in an attempt to save the local wild creatures.

Brian May talks to a protester
Brian May talks to a protester

In 2014 – Guest appearance: Brian May live at the Century Club, London, UK launching to mark the publication of “Red Special” book.

“Brian May’s Red Special” Book Launch 1 October 2014

In 2014 – Brian May interviewed for “Absolute Radio” on the book “Brian May’s Red Special”.

Queen guitarist Brian May talks about building The Red Special guitar

Queen Unseen

In 2015 – Paperback Edition “Queen Unseen” by Peter Hince
published by Music Press in the UK.