On This Day in Queen History – 21 November

In 1970 – Deacon played their only known show, Chelsea College, London, UK.
In 1973 – Queen played the Guildhall, Preston, UK.
In 1975 – “A Night At the Opera:” released UK.
In 1975 – Queen played the Odeon, Taunton, UK.
In 1975 – “Bohemian Rhapsody” reached No 1 UK chart.
In 1977 – Queen played Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada.
In 1981 – “Under Pressure” reached No 1 UK chart.

ANATO LP front sleeve

In 1989 – Brian May guest appearance with Jerry Lee Lewis, Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. Jerry Lee Lewis and Friends

Jerry Lee Lewis & Brian May – High School Confidential (Live)

In 1994 – Roger Taylor released “Happiness” single UK.

Roger Taylor Happiness picture disc
Credit: Discogs.com

In 2000 – “Freddie Mercury: The Solo Collection” boxed set released on Hollywood, USA.
In 2001 – “Queen Greatest Hits” (Japan Remaster) released by EMI. In 2005 – Queen release “A Night At The Opera” as a DVD + Cd 30th Anniversary edition.
In 2006 – To mark Freddie Mercury’s 60th Birthday, “Lover of Life, Singer of Songs: The Very Best of Freddie Mercury Solo,” double-CD set arrived in USA stores.
In 2008 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Estadio Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In 2011 -The exhibition “Stormtroopers In Stilettos” is shown in Japan. Under the title “Queen Forever” the exhibition will be shown at the “Tokyo Tower Ground Floor Exhibition Hall” in Tokyo. Most parts of the exhibition in London as well as many new exhibits are to be admired. The exhibition will be shown until 11.12.2011.
In 2011 – Paperback book “Queen” by author Jeff Hudson is published by “Endeavour London Ltd” in UK.
In 2011 – Re-release 25th Anniversary “Live At Wembley Stadium”, numbered Limited Edition, and the Queen Orb USB gift box, both to celebrate 40th Anniversary.

Live At Wembley - Credit: Denis O'Regan/Queen Productions
Imacon Color Scanner

Queen Orb box

In 2012: A new biography of Roger Taylor published.
In 2015 – Final Show: The Queen Extravaganza – A Night At The Opera 40th Anniversary Tour: GL1, Gloucester attended by Brian May. [SEE BRIAN’S SOAPBOX POSTING]

Brian and Queen Extravaganza
Brian and Queen Extravaganza – by Juliette Slater

In 2017 – Queen + Adam Lambert played the Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
In 2021 – “Freddie Mercury – In His Own Words” televised Channel 5 = A insightful look at the life and career of Freddie Mercury. SCHEDULE

Freddie Mercury In His Own Words