On This Day in Queen History – 21 March

In 1976 – Elektra Records held a reception for the band in Tokyo.
In 1981 – Queen played Estádio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2nd show) – 120,000 attended – a total of 251,000 over the 2 nights. All of Queen’s albums in top 10 position South American album charts. Love Of My Life No.1 in the singles chart where it stayed for over one year.

Queen Morumbi Sadium 21 March 1981
ca. 1981, Probably USA — Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury (left) plays guitar with guitarist Brian May (right) in a 1981 concert performance. — Image by © Neal Preston/CORBIS
'Love of My Life" S America 1981. Pic: Queen Discogs
‘Love of My Life” S America 1981. Pic :Queen Discogs

In 1993 – The Brian May Band played the Fargodome, Fargo, North Dakota, USA.
In 1999 – Roger Taylor played The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK.

Roger Taylor UK Tour Spring 1999
Roger Taylor UK Tour Spring 1999

In 2006 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
In 2012 – Brian May interviewed for BBC Radio Wales about the problem with the badgers.

Brian May BBC Radio Wales 21 March 2012 Interview

In 2012 – The launch of the new official website of Kerry Ellis announced. http://www.kerryellis.com
In 2012 – NME announced that it was launching a new search to find the “Ultimate Musical Icon” of the last 60 years – Freddie Mercury among the 60 nominated artists.
 In 2013 – Brian May presented the cover artwork and details of the book “Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell”, written with co-authors Dennis Pellerin and Paula Fleming, and to be released in the UK on Halloween 31 October 2013.
In 2013 – Brian May invited students of Tomlinscote School and 6th Form College to his home in Windlesham to be interviewed for a “BBC School Report Project”. Brian was quizzed about animal welfare, astrophysics and Queen.

Brian May with Tomlinscote School - for BBC School Report
Brian May with Tomlinscote School – for BBC School Report

In 2014 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis played The Great Hall, Palace of the Republic, Minsk, Belarus.
In 2014 – The Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville confirmed another concert of Queen + Adam Lambert for 25 July 2014.
In 2014 – In a tour update, Queen + Adam Lambert announce important news of the North American Summer Arena Tour for 24 March 2014.