On This Day in Queen History – 16 September

In 1980 – Queen played the Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa, USA.
In 1984 – Queen played the Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany.
In 1986 – Press Release issued by GK Films, Tribeca Productions and Queen Films confirming work had begun on a Freddie Mercury biopic, with a screenplay by Peter Morgan and Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury, with production said to start in 2011.
In 1986 – Queen shot the video of ‘Who Wants To Live Forever’ at Tobacco Wharf Studio, London. UK, released on Greatest Flix II VHS, Box Of Flix, Classic Queen and Greatest Video Hits 2 DVD.
In 1988 – Freddie Mercury attended Polydor Records Sales Conference, The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, where two tracks from “Barcelona” album were played.
In 1992 – Brian May at UNICEF Music Auction Gala, Amsterdam, Netherlands – played ‘Too Much Love Will Kill You’ and donated a telecaster guitar to the auction, on which he played ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’.
In 2008 – Queen+PR played Olympic Sports Complex, Moscow, Russia. [2nd show]. Released for download: ‘Wishing Well (Live -16/09/08)’, ‘Bad Company (Live – 16/09/08)’, ‘The Show Must Go On (Live – 16/09/06)’ and ‘A Kind Of Magic (Live – 16/09/08)’.

 Queen + Paul Rodgers – Bijou + Last Horizon 16.09.08

In 2011 – Freddie’s Mum and sister interviewed by Chris Evans and Alex Jones on BBC’S The One Show to mark Freddie’s 65th Birthday.

Freddie Mercury’s Mum Jer and Sister Kash The One Show 16/09/2011

In 2012 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis guest appearance The Sunflower Superjam 2012 at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
In 2013 – “Sunflower Superjam” DVD released.

Ian Paice’s Sunflower Superjam 2012 “School’s Out (live)” (feat. Alice Cooper, Brian May, Ian Paice)

In 2013 – Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert land in Las Vegas. The first day of rehearsals of Queen + Adam Lambert for ” iHeartRadio Festival ” 20.09.2013 takes place.
In 2014 – “We Will Rock You” production company BB Promotion released a video with the highlights of the Gala Premiere at Deutsches Theater, Munich 09.12.2014.
In 2014 – Queen Extravaganza, UK Tour 2014 at O2 Academy, Leeds.
In 2014 – Brian May attended and supported the protesters in Camp Badger in Somerset and conducted an interview with BBC Wildlife Magazine.