On This Day in Queen History – 17 August

In 1971 – Queen played City Hall, Truro, UK, as support to East Of Eden.
In 1973 – Queen played Peterborough Town Hall, Peterborough, UK.
In 1980 – Queen played the Market Square Area, Indianapolis, IN.
In 1991 – Brian May guest appearance on “The Richard Digance Show”, LWT Studios, London, UK – played ‘Last Horizon’ and cover of ‘She’s A Lady’.

Brian May on British TV, 1991

Richard Digance and Brian May

In 2005 – Brian May, Roger Taylor and Ben Elton attended performance of WWRY Musical and received Guinness Award for Longest Running Live Show at the Dominion Theatre, London, UK, and Queen Most Successful Albums Act in UK Chart History.

Longest running live show

In 2009 – Brian May left LA, California, USA.
In 2011 – Brian May’s performance of ‘God Save The Queen’ on Buckingham Palace roof on 3 June 2002 chosen as UK’s No 2 “Nation’s Most Favourite TV Moment”, the No 1 choice being Prince William and Kate Middleton’s kiss on their wedding day 24 April 2011.

Brian Palace Roof

In 2011 – Video of Lady Gaga and Brian May’s track,’You And I’, made available on youTube.

Lady Gaga – Yoü And I (Official Music Video)

Lady Gaga You and I

In 2011 – Queen nominated by Classic Rock magazine for the “Queen 2011 Remastered Deluxe Editions” in “Reissue Of The Year Award” category of Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards and voting open.
In 2014 – Queen + Adam Lambert played QVC Marine Field, Chiba, Japan.

Brian wrote:  Is this a record ? Greatest number of people in a stick selfie ?!

THANK YOU TOKYO Summer Sonic FOLKS ! Ya rock !

Brian selfie stereo

Summer Sonic Japan

In 2015 – Brian May and Anita Dobson visited her sister in New Romney, UK, and for seen by residents ‘running errands’. READ MORE HERE

Brian and Anita in New Romney

In 2015 – Publication of “Victorian Gems” Nest Set announced for September 2015, including three new sets of 3D Stereo Cards: “Scenes in Our Village 1-12” , “1-12 Diableries” and “The Poor Man’s Picture Gallery”, and booklet “Victorian Gems : A Guide To The Contents of “OWL’s Nest ” Stereoscopic Compendium ” and an OWL Viewer. The 3D stereo card sets also available separately.
In 2015 – Announced Brian May and Denis Pellerin would present the short animated film, “One Night In Hell”, at the Cambridge Film Festival in September, date to be announced. The festival runs from the 3rd to the 13th.

35th Cambridge Film Festival