On This Day in Queen History – 21 May

In 1966 – The New Opposition played the Village Hall, Countesthorpe, Leics, UK.
In 1982 – Queen played Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany.
In 1982 – Hot Space released UK – reached UK No 4. [AMAZON various formats]]

Hot Space album cover

Body Language
Body Language

In 1986 – John Deacon formed a band called The Immortals to provide music for the film “Biggles”.

The Immortals - No Turning Back
The Immortals – No Turning Back

Biggles (Featuring John Deacon of Queen)

In 1990 – The Cross played the Capitol, Hanover, Germany to start their Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know Tour.
In 1994 – Roger Taylor – Day 2 Great Music Experience, Todaiji Temple, Nara.
In 2002 – Brian May, Roger Taylor, Ben Elton & Nigel Planer appeared on the ITV ‘This Morning’, London, UK – interview followed by Nigel Planer performing ‘These Are The Days Of Our Lives’.
In 2006 – We Will Rock You, Spain closing date in Sevilla – the last opportunity to see the Spanish production this in 2006.
In 2008 – Brian May made a guest appearance WWRY musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK, performing with cast.

WWRY Dominion 21 May 2008 by J Tunney
WWRY Dominion 21 May 2008 © J Tunney

In 2010 – Brian May and Elena Vidal book signing at David ‘s Bookshop, Letchworth, UK.
In 2011 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis played The Forum, Bath, UK.

Behind the scenes at Kerry Ellis & Brian May’s Anthems show at Bath Forum

In 2011 – The producer and impresario, founder and managing partner of BB Promotion, Michael Brenner, sadly killed on a cycling tour.
In 2012 – Brian May paid tribute to Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees who sadly died the previous day (20 May 2012). READ HERE.
In 2013 – “Queen On Fire – Live At The Bowl ” is published as a 2-DVD and Digital Video USA.
In 2013 – Brian May presented the launch of the new website for the book “Diableries – Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell”. http://www.diableries.co.uk/
In 2013 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis working on Final Cut the vinyl version “Acoustic By Candlelight ” live album – and working on Final Cut of viral version of “The Kissing Me Song” video.
In 2015 – Brian May and Stephen Hawking special guests at the London Science Museum, where Russian Cosmonaut, Alexei Leonov launched an exhibition.

Alexei Leonov launches Exhibition, London (guests Stephen Hawking, Brian May) 21 May 2015

In 2015 – Brian May and Anita Dobson attended the 60th Ivor Novello Awards, Grosvenor House, London, Brian presenting Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward with Black Sabbath’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”. (Ozzy Osborne not present.) Brian interviewed about about possible new Queen + Adam Lambert album, Glastonbury Festival (not then planned), Rock In Rio and S America tour, new Adam Lambert album and Eurovision Song Contest, Vienna.