On This Day in Queen History – 21 September

In 1965 – John Deacon joined The Opposition, his first band, as rhythm guitarist.

The Opposition
The Opposition

In 1980 – Queen played Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA.
In 1981 – Queen flew to Caracas, Venezuela in advance of their tour.
In 1984 – Queen had 9 albums in the UK top 200.
In 1984 – Queen played Forest National, Brussels, Belgium.
In 1987 – Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe released 10,000 advance copies of ‘Barcelona’ single, Spain – reportedly sell out in 3 hours.
In 1987 – The Cross released ‘Cowboys & Indians’ bw ‘Love Lies Bleeding’ UK.
In 1992 – Brian May appeared on Muziek Veiling TV show, The Netherlands – played ‘Too Much Love Will Kill You.
In 1998 – Roger Taylor released ‘Pressure On’, Germany.
In 2007 – “Queen Rocks Montreal” Cinema screenings, Leicester Square London and UK.

Queen Rocks Montreal
Queen Rocks Montreal

In 2008 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played The Velodrom, Berlin, Germany. Backstage Brian and Roger received special awards from EMI Germany for over 4 million combined sales combined Greatest Hits I (1,800,000 units = 7 x Gold) & Greatest Hits II (2,200,000 units = 9 x Gold), Germany.
In 2008 – Roger Taylor was special guest on BBC Radio 2, Johnnie Walker Show, UK, playing album tracks.
In 2011 – Brian May appeared on The Old Grey Whistle Test, which aired on BBC Radio 2. (Pre-recorded 20 July 2011.)

Old Grey Whistle Test Brian May 21 Sept 2011

In 2013 – Brian May revisited the show “O” by Cirque du Soleil at The Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, USA.
In 2015 – Queen + Adam Lambert – “Don’t Stop Them Now” South American Tour 2015, played Gigantinho Arena, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
In 2016 – In Japan, “Greatest Hits” (including bonus track for Japan “Teo Torriatte”) and “Greatest Hits II” (including bonus track for Japan “I Was Born To Love You”) SHM CD Ltd Ed released in cardboard sleeve (Mini LP).
In 2016 – Queen + Adam Lambert – Asia Tour 2016: played Nippon Budokan, Tokyo (1st night).
In 2018 – Queen + Adam Lambert played The Park Theater, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
In 2019 – Queen + Adam Lambert, plus fellow rock legends The Beach Boys, performed at a private 400-person birthday party for the Kym Rapier, wife of Texas billionaire, Rapier McCarroll, today, September 21, 2019.  It took place at McCarroll’s estate in Italy, Villa Bibbiani, located in Capraia e Limite, a municipality that is part of the city of Florence.  McCarroll is Chairman and CEO of two healthcare companies based in San Antonio. MORE: http://adamlamberttv.blogspot.com/2019/09/queen-adam-lambert-performed-private.html – with videos