On This Day in Queen History – 29 May

Brian May and Christine Mullen
Brian May and Christine Mullen

In 1976 – Brian May and Christine Mullen wed, St Osmunds Roman Catholic Church in Barnes, London, UK (Divorced in 1988.)
In 1977 – Queen played New Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK.
In 1980 – Queen were filming the video for Play The Game at Trillion Studios, London.

In 1982 – Queen played Elland Road Football Stadium, Leeds, UK – 40,000 attended.
In 1984 – Freddie Mercury recorded in Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany, near complete ‘Living On My Own’ and early versions of ‘Love Is Dangerous’ and ‘Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow’.
In 1985 – Brian May guest appearance with REO Speedwagon, Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. Photo Reo Speedwagon
In 1986 – Rory Eleanor Taylor born, 2nd child for Roger Taylor.
In 1987 – Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe played Ku Klub, Ibiza, Spain, miming ‘Barcelona’.

Freddie and Montserrat
Freddie and Montserrat

In 1989 – First full band interview in 10 years with Mike Reid on BBC Radio One.
In 1990 – The Cross played De Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
In 1991 – Brian May on his “Innuendo Radio Tour”, guest on Philadelphia radio, PA, USA – played’ I Can’t Live With You’,’ Under Pressure’, ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Tie Your Mother Down’ and ‘Somebody To Love’.
In 1993 – Brian May Band played Rock Am Ring, Nürburgring, Cologne, Germany.
In 2011 – Part 1 of the 2-part documentary “Queen: Days Of Our Lives” shown on to BBC2.
In 2011 – Roger Taylor interview in Daily Express, explains he has suffered hearing loss and wears hearing aids in both ears. Jokingly he responded “Half-past seven” to questions, as well as announcing his new solo album. READ ARTICLE

Daily Express

In 2013 – Brian May was on “Loose Women” chat show, ITV, UK.

Brian May talks to Loose Women 29 May 2013

In 2013 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis dropped in on BBC Radio 2’s Drivetime programme, chatting to Patrick Kielty, standing in for Simon Mayo.

Brian May & Kerry Ellis with Patrick Kielty, Drivetime BBC R2 29 May 2013

In 2014 – The first full day rehearsal for the Queen + Adam Lambert tour with Brian May, Roger Taylor, Adam Lambert, Rufus Taylor, Spike Edney and Neil Fairclough takes place in London.
In 2014 – Queen + Adam Lambert filmed interview for an Australian TV station, and Adam filmed an interview for UnreaityTV about the tour.
In 2016 – Queen + Adam Lambert played Jelling Music Festival, Jelling, Denmark.
In 2016 – Brian May interview “All Sorts Of Stuff Happens In My Workshop” about Victorian 3-D images, with Nicola Davis published in “The Guardian”. READ ARTICLE

Brian May with viewer - Crinoline painting
‘This is a proper scientific instrument’: Brian May poses with an Owl viewer at Tate Britain.
Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images