On This Day in Queen History – 11 December

In 1966 – The Reaction played the Tell-a-Tale folk club on Chapel Street, Penzance, UK.
In 1951 – Spike Edney born in Portsmouth.
In 1975 – Queen played City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
In 1977 – Queen played the Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
In 1979 – Queen played the Centre, Brighton, UK.
In 1991 – Queen awarded Gold and Platinum ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’/’These Are The Days Of Our Lives’, 3x Platinum and 4x Platinum ‘Greatest Hits II’, 10x Platinum ‘Greatest Hits’ UK sales.
In 1993 – Brian May played Plymouth Pavilion, Plymouth, UK.
In 1995 – Queen released QUEEN 22 singles ‘A Winter’s Tale’, ‘Thank God It’s Christmas’, ‘’Rock In Rio Blues’ UK.


Queen – A Winter’s Tale (Official Video)

In 2004 – Brian May and Roger Taylor appeared with WWRY cast on “Wetten Dass…?” show with Thomas Gotschalk, Congress Centre, Nuremberg, Germany. Performed WWRY and WATC. Roger Taylor surprises with announcing Queen had plans to tour with Paul Rodgers in 2005.

Move It Single
In 2006 – Brian May along with The Shadows’ Brian Bennett ft on track Move It’, Cliff Richard’s single release ‘21st Century Christmas’/’Move It’ – CD and vinyl formats.
In 2006 – Brian May and Roger Taylor attend final auditions for Toronto production of WWRY – also Press Conference, Toronto, Ontario Canada.
In 2007 – Possibly on this date – Roger Taylor ft on “Draining Venus” album release, on ‘Highway 45’, ’She’s Rich’, ‘This Way Up’.
In 2008 – Brian May + Kerry Ellis guest appearance 80th Royal Variety Performance, London Palladium, UK with band: Neil Murray, Rufus Taylor, Jeff Leach, and conductor, Steve Sidwell.
In 2009 – Meat Loaf’s album “Hang Cool Teddy Bear” ft Brian May, had been officially completely as of this date.
In 2012 – A tribute to Sir Patrick Moore televised BBC1.

Sir Patrick Moore Astronomer BBC1 11/12/12 10.35pm

Transit of Venus - Chris Lintott, Brian May, Patrick Moore

In 2010: “ROCKMOS! The First And Only Photobook Of Queen + Paul Rodgers made available on amazon.de. [Regret sold out].


In 2011 -The exhibition “Queen Forever” Ground Floor Exhibition Hall, Tokyo Tower Tokyo, shown for the last time.
In 2012 – The first preview of “WWRY Basel” takes place at the musical theater in Basel.
In 2012 – BBC1 and BBC Wales put out cast broadcasts on Sir Patrick Moore. Brian May, Tim Rice and Heather Couper guest contributors.
In 2013 – Kerry Ellis announced further “Candlelight Concerts”
In 2013 – Brian May took part in a 90-min debate “The Future Of The Badger Cull In England”, Westminster Hall, House Of Commons, London.
In 2014 – Adam Lambert, Brian May and Roger Taylor Press Conference, Ritz Carlton, Berlin, Germany, announcing European tour for Jan/Feb 2015.
In 2014 – “The Helene Fischer Show”, Velodrome, Berlin ,Q+AL performed ”I Want It All” and with Helene Fischer, ‘Who Wants To Live Forever’.

Q+AL with Helene Fischer
Q+AL with Helene Fischer

In 2017 – Queen Extravaganza Perform The UK’s Biggest Selling Album Queen Greatest Hit – press release announced UK 2018 tour of The Queen Extravaganza 17 shows starting 30.10.2018, Edinburgh, through to 22.11.2018 at the Eventim Apollo, London.