On This Day in Queen History – 29 September

In 1980 – Queen played Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA. [2nd of 3 shows]
In 1984 – Queen played Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria.
In 1986 – Minako Honda released “Cancel” album, with “Roulette” (Japanese cover of “No Turning Back”).

Minako Honda - Cancel album
Minako Honda – Cancel album

In 1989 – Roger Taylor on “Roxy” Tyne Tees show talking to David “Kid” Jensen, UK.`
In 1994 – Roger Taylor – on solo “Happiness” tour – trapped in his 22nd floor Osaka hotel room due to approaching typhoon (concert at Kokusai Koryu Centre, Osaka, Japan cancelled).
In 2000 – Brian May, in letter to Fan Club, says he and Roger had been working with Ben Elton and also hoped to play Rock In Rio. Also that John Deacon was preferring “home life at the moment.” Also Brian revealed he was involved in a “secret” Native American project.
In 2007 – Brian May guest appearance for WWRY cast change, Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
In 2008 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland. Released for download ‘We Will Rock You (Live – 29/09/98)”.

Zurich by Cedric Jenssen
Zurich by Cedric Jenssen

In 2014 – A press release announced UK/Europe Queen + Adam Lambert Tour – 21 shows in January and February 2015 in UK, France, Germany, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Czech Republic and Switzerland, starting 13/01/2015 in Newcastle with final show 02.19.2015, Zurich.
In 2015 – 2nd day Brian’s visit to ESO Paranal Observatory, Atacama Desert, N Chile on mountain Cerro Paranal. The Paranal Observatory is located 120 km south of Antofagasta town and site of the Very Large Telescope (VLT), the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) and the Survey Telescopes VISTA and VST. MORE HERE

Brian May at Paranal
More photos below. Credit Paranal Observatory

Brian May Paranal Observatory

Brian May’s visit to the European Southern Observatory in Paranal, Chile – September 2015

In 2015 – The Mercury Phoenix Trust announced that the Official Freddie Mercury Birthday Party in Montreux had raised USD 55,896.03.