On This Day in Queen History – 18 April

In 1969 – Smile played PJ’s Club, Truro, UK
In 1970 – Smile live played PJ’s Club, Truro, UK.
In 1974 – Queen played Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
In 1976 – Queen played Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia.
In 1987 – Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran recorded ‘Have A Nice Day’ at The Town House Studios, London, a greeting for the then forthcoming Queen Fan Club Convention.

Interview Of Mike Moran (Freddie Mercury’s Pianist) 


Freddie and Mike Moran, Mountain Studios, Montreux
Freddie and Mike Moran, Mountain Studios, Montreux,
during the recording of “The Miracle” album, 1988.

In 1988 – The Cross played the Capitol, Hanover, Germany.
In 2001 – John Deacon attended Bitch Aid Party (the popbitch.com server appeal party) at the Saint Bar in Leicester Square, London, UK, where as far as press rumours he said Robbie Williams had ruined the recently re-recorded We Are The Champions with Brian and Roger for the Knight’s Tale.
In 2011 – Steve Cropper “Dedicated – A Tribute to the 5 Royales” album announced, including Brian May ft on track ‘I Do’. 

Steve Cropper, Dedicated CD front and back

In 2011 – Brian May video interview with Joseph Pike for Whatsonstage about the “Anthems” project, Royal Albert Hall shows and “We Will Rock You”.
In 2011 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis interviewed and performed ‘I Loved A Butterfly’ on daytime ‘Fern’ TV chat show, UK.

Brian and Kerry on Fern Show
Brian and Kerry on Fern Show

In 2013 – Brian May was guest Lord Krebs, Principal of Jesus College Oxford, (a 500-year old college building) and discussed issues of animal welfare and badgers.  REPORTED ON SOAPBOX HERE
In 2013 – British Animal Honours show broadcast on ITV ft Brian May and Anita Dobson.

Brian and Anita - Animal Honours 2013
Brian and Anita, Animal Honours 2013 – https://youtu.be/zYBijX2uxyw

In 2015 – Record Store Day took place this day.
In 2016 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis were releasing a video with a new version of “Amazing Grace” to support the “Amazing Grace Challenge” of “Wildlife Rocks” to help the “Grace” hedgehog.
In 2016 – “BBC Radio 6 Music” broadcast “Live 2016” interview with Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert from the Press Day in London on 16.04.2016.