On This Day in Queen History – 6 February

In 1975 – Queen played Reflections, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
In 1976 – Queen played the Beacon Theatre, New York, New York, USA.
In 1977 – Queen played Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, New York, USA.
In 1979 – Queen played Dom Sportova, Zagreb, Yugoslavia.
In 1989 – Freddie Mercury & Montserrat released Barcelona EP, VHS with ”Barcelona” music video, and La Nit performances of “The Golden Boy” and “How Can I Go On”.

Barcelona VHS EP
Barcelona VHS EP

In 1992 – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ / ‘These Are The Days of Our Lives’ AA-side singles re-released by Hollywood USA. [220]
In 2010 – Brian May and Sir Patrick Moore spoke at European Astrofest, Kensington, London.

European Astrofest Saturday February 6 2010

Astrofest 2010 – An Audience with Patrick Moore & Brian May

In 2011 – “We Will Rock You” was renamed “We Will Wok You” as a music for “Kung Fu Panda 2” in the film trailer and used as an advertisement at the Super Bowl Final. In the intermission of the Super Bowl, the trailer sees 111 million viewers on the FOX TV channel and writes TV history as the most-watched television programme in America. The game was played on February 6, 2011, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the first time the Super Bowl played in Dallas–Fort Worth area.


‘We Will Rock You’ extract from Kung Fu Panda 2 movie

In 2012 – A press release announced that Brian May and Kerry Ellis would perform a song from “Anthems” for finale of “Whatsonstage.com Awards”, Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, on 19/02/2012. Kerry Ellis had been nominated for an award in the category “Best Solo Performance” for “Anthems At The Royal Albert Hall”.
In 2014 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis on “Steve Wright In The Afternoon” BBC Radio 2 broadcast today.

Brian May and Kerry Ellis chat to Steve Wright – 6 February 2014 (recorded 23 Jan 2014)

In 2014 – Brian May was at RAK Studios, London. In studio 2 he was completing the studio session of a THEN secret project with top producer, Ethan Johns. [‘God Only Knows’ for BBC Children In Need. https://brianmay.com/brian-news/2014/11/on-children-in-need-night-god-only-knows-to-download/ | https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/lovebbcmusic] READ MORE ON SOAPBOX HERE

Brian with Ethan John at RAK Studios
Brian with Ethan John at RAK Studios

In 2014 – “We Will Rock You” USA Tour played the Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico.