On This Day in Queen History – 29 March

In 1968 – The Art live at the Youth Club, Lutterworth, UK.
In 1969 – Smile live at the PJ’s Club, Truro, UK.
In 1970 – Smile decided to split up. Tim Staffell thought they just weren’t getting anywhere and he went on to join a band called Humpy Bong.
In 1974 – Queen played The Garden, Penzance, UK
In 1975 – Queen played Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA (2 shows).
In 1976 – Queen played Kosei Nenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan (2 shows).
In 1976 – While in Osaka, Queen stay at the Osaka Royal Hotel [FOR 30 MARCH] Queen leave Osaka at 1pm by bullet train, arriving in Tokyo at 1.55. At 5.00 they all attend a press conference. While in Tokyo, they stay at the Keio Plaza in Shinjuku.
In 1977 – Queen awarded Gold for “Queen” album sales USA.
In 1992 – Brian appeared on BBC’s Guitar Legends programme, which had been recorded at the Seville Expo ’92 show in Spain.

Credit:Joe Satriani Facebook - with Steve Vai and Brian May, Seville Expo '92
Credit: Joe Satriani Facebook – with Steve Vai and Brian May, Seville Expo ’92

Guitar Legends From Expo ’92 Sevilla [1992]

In 1987 – Freddie attended a performance by Montserrat Caballe at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, where she sang “Exercises In Free Love” as an encore.
In 1999 – Roger Taylor played The Waterfront, Norwich, UK
In 1999 – Roger Taylor ‘Surrender’ single released UK.
Surrender – https://youtu.be/xWTTanPlKPY
In 2006 – Toshiba EMI released “Super Live In Japan 2005” DVD.

Queen + Paul Rodgers Super Live In Japan DVD front cover

In 2008 – Cadbury’s new “Glass and a Half” advert, featuring airport trucks premiered, at 21.10 during the first of a new series of CSI: New York on Five, and featured Queen’s feel-good retro anthem, ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’.

Cadbury Trucks ad

Cadbury Dairy Milk Airport Trucks Advert

In 2008 – WWRY Official Opening Singapore, Esplanade Theatre, Singapore.
In 2012 – Sonisphere 2012 announced cancellation of its Festivals for the year.
In 2019 – Brian May guest appearance, Barclays Center, New York, NY, USA.  Rock and Roll Hall of Fams with Def Leppard. READ BRIAN’S INDUCTION SPEECH FOR DEF LEPPARD

Brian May delivers Def Leppard SpeechBrian May delivers Def Leppard Speech
Brian May delivers Def Leppard Speech