On This Day in Queen History – 17 September

In 1978 – The famous Bicycle Race video is filmed in Wimbledon Stadium, with 65 nude female models. Queen themselves not present as working on their album in France, as well as unable to return to England during their tax exile.

Queen – Bicycle Race (Official Lyric Video)
In 1980 – Queen played the Checkerdome, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
In 1982 – Queen played The Forum, LA, USA.
In 1985 – Freddie Mercury’s “Living On My Own” entered UK singles chart at no. 45.

In 1990 – Roger came along to London’s Kensington Gardens to help publicise a charity bicycle ride from London to Paris for The Winged Fellowship charity. He was photographed whizzing around on a three special three-wheeled bike.
In 1998 – The Brian May Band played the Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain.
In 2009 – Brian May made a guest appearance for WWRY Musical, Bristol Hippodrome, UK.

Brian May on stage with Bristol cast
Brian May on stage with Bristol cast
Brian May and Bristol cast salute audience
Brian May and Bristol cast salute audience

In 2012 – Brian May appeared on Ch4 News, live in the studio, discussing imminent badger cull.

Brian May in Badger Discussion 17 Sept 2012 Ch4

In 2013 – Queen + Adam Lambert rehearse with Nate Ruess (singer of “Fun”) “Somebody To Love” and “Fat Bottomed Girls” for the “iHeartRadio Music Festival” in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 20/09/2013.
In 2013 – A Special Deluxe Collector’s Edition of “Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell” offered as a pre-order. The special edition is limited to 250 numbered copies and signed by Brian May, Denis Pellerin and Paula Fleming. The books are bound in gold printed leatherette in Italy, to be delivered with a golden OWL Stereoscope.
Queen ChronologyIn 2013 – A print edition of the book “The Queen Chronology: The Recording & Release History Of The Band” published by “Across The Board Books”. The 190-page book included in chronological order, all the recording sessions, publications and demos, outtakes and cameos from the early days up to the current solo projects. 
In 2013 – “Flash” elected No.1 on the “10 Rock Songs To Play While Saving The Day” at “Ultimate Classic Rock”.
In 2013 – An article in the NME reported an announcement by Brian May about working on “Made In Heaven 2”.
In 2016 – Queen + Adam Lambert played at the Padang Stage, Grand Prix, Singapore.

Adam, Roger - and Brian kicks - Singapore