On this Day in Queen History – 30 November

In 1973 – Queen played the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth.
In 1975 – Queen played Hammersmith Odeon, London.
In 1977 – Freddie went to see “The Act” by Lisa Minelli in New York.
In 1978 – Queen played the Civic Centre, Ottawa, Canada.
In 1979 – Queen played the Apollo Theatre, Glasgow.
In 1980 – Queen live at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany.
In 1987 – Queen released “Magic Years” VHS.

Magic Years 1,2,3

In 1987 – Anita Dobson released “I Dream of Christmas” UK.

Brian and Anita

In 1992 – EMI released 2-CD “Greatest Hits I & II” and Freddie’s single ‘In My Defence’.
In 1993 – Concert: Brian May live at the Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany.
In 1994 – Roger Taylor played Bristol Bierkeller, Bristol, UK.
In 1996 – Roger Taylor played with Robert Plant and Jimmy Page the Indian Awards, Mumbai, India.
In 1998 – The Queen Box Set 3-VHS released PMI in UK made up of “Live In Rio”, “We Will Rock You” and” Live In Budapest”.
In 2004 – Brian May, Roger Taylor and Jim Beach received Triple Diamond Award for Spanish of Queen catalogue 3.2m CD sales (excluding LPs and MCs). Plus EMI Spain presented them with Gold Award “Queen On Fire – Live At The Bowl” DVD, Teatro Apollo, Barcelona, Spain, at end of “We Will Rock You Musical” performance.

'Say It's Not True' single
In 2007 – Queen+ Paul Rodgers released “Say Its Not True” single as D/L. Roger appeared on BBC Breakfast, with Bill Turnbull and Susannah Reid, to promote single.
In 2011 – Roger Taylor gave an interview to American radio show “Wolf In The Morning” on PYX 106.5 and told of planned live shows with Adam Lambert for summer 2012.
In 2014 – Queen + Adam Lambert live at the ITV studios, London,with five X-Factor finalists and performed ‘Somebody To Love’ live with the finalists taking over the backing choir in the second half of the song. Brian May, Roger Taylor & Adam chatted with Dermot O’Leary after the X Factor performance 30/11/2014 – TRANSCRIPT.

X Factor - Dermot O'Leary, Adam Lambert and Roger Taylor
In 2015 – The “Miracle” Art Print, signed by Brian May and Roger Taylor, auctioned in aid of The Mercury Phoenix Trust.

Miracle signed art print
Miracle signed art print

In 2016 –  Brian May & Kerry Ellis were in the studio for the last time applying the finishing touches to “Anthems II” before the album sent for pressing.
In 2017 – Queen + Adam Lambert played the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK, attended by Brian’s pal, Tony Iommi.