On This Day in Queen History – 20 September

In 1979 – Queen filmed video for “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” at Trillion Studios, London, UK, with director, Dennis De Vallance. Professional dancers used, but used their personal roadies to clap their hands through holes cut into the stage.

Crazy Little Thing Called Love - group shot
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

In 1980 – Queen played Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
In 1984 – Queen played Groenoordhallen, Leiden, The Netherlands.
In 1995 – Brian May attended International Managers Forum Roll of Honour Awards, Hilton Hotel, London, UK, introducing one of the winners, rock promoter, Harvey Goldsmith.
In 1998 – The Brian May Band played the Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium.
In 2003 – Brian May performed with cast WWRY musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK, on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’
In 2009 – Brian May performed with WWRY London cast, last show with current cast before changeover.
In 2010 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis featured interview on CNN as ‘Connector of the Day’.

CNN Connector of the Day: Brian May & Kerry Ellis

In 2012 – Queen screen their 27 July 1986 Budapest concert as “Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest” in selected theatres worldwide, ahead of release on DVD and Blu-Ray. [Amazon] Budapest soundcheck [larger image]

Budapest soundcheck
Budapest soundcheck

In 2013 – Queen + Adam Lambert played as part of iHeartRadio Music Festival, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Brian and Adam iHart Radio Festival - Getty
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 20: Adam Lambert and Brian May perform onstage during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Brian May & Roger Taylor Green Room Interview iHeartRadio Fri 20092013

In 2013 – A new single by Roger Taylor ‘Sunny Day” (slow-paced solo version of ‘Woman You’re So Beautiful by Felix & Arty) showcased “The Chris Evans Show” BBC Radio 2″.
In 2014 – Brian May flew to Tenerife.
In 2016 – Queen + Adam Lambert land in a heavy rainstorm in Tokyo.