On This Day in Queen History – 7 June

In 1977 – Queen played Earls Court, London, UK – second of two nights, both filmed – proceeds donated to HM Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Fund.

Queen – White Queen, Earls Court

In 1977 – ‘Long Away’ bw ‘You And I’ released USA – Queen’s only single to date with Brian May on lead vocal entire song.

Queen + Paul Rodgers Long Away Live In Japan

Long Away (Live in London) Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders ft Brian May & Roger Taylor

In 1982 – Awarded Platinum “Sheer Heart Attack” UK sales.
In 1986 – Queen played Rasunda Fotbollstadion, Stockholm, Sweden.
In 1990 – The Cross played PC 69 Club, Bielefeld, Germany.
In 1991 – Brian May appeared VH1 TV show “My Generation Special”, Los Angeles, US.
In 1993 – Brian May with Cozy Powell released 4th single ‘Resurrection’ bw ‘Love Token’. (Pt 2 released a week later.) Also released – special Gold Ed CD with ‘Back To The Light’, UK.
In 1998 – Another World entered UK album chart at No 28.
In 2010 – The Game “Guitar Hero” made available from the iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch. The “Guitar Hero” based app includes “We Are The Champions”. In an additional song pack the song “Another One Bites The Dust”, “Fat Bottomed Girls” and “Killer Queen” available.
In 2010 – Brian May and Anita Dobson attended a new production of “Hair” at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End, starring role Kacie Sheik, who had played Scaramouche in WWRY Las Vegas.

Brian and Anita at "Hair" Gielgud Theatre
Brian May and AnS attends the press night of Hair at the Gieldgud Theatre on April 14, 2010 in London, England. 
Photo: Dave M Bennett/Gtty ImgesIn 2011 – We Will Rock You Musical touring production opened at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Bohemian RhapsodiesIn 2011 – Rock N Roll Books / SCB Distributors announced the official debut of the book cover of “Bohemian Rhapsodies : True And Authorized Tales By Queen Fans And Celebrities” by Robyn Dunford at Book Expo Of America, New York City.
In 2012 – Elena Pinchuk ANTIAIDS Foundation issued a press release announcing Elton John and Queen + Adam Lambert concert for 30.06.2012, Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) Kiev, Ukraine. The concert entitled “Your Life Is Not A Game. Let’s Stop AIDS Together!” also to be broadcast live on Ukraine and Polish TV.
In 2012 – The TV trailer for Elton John and Queen + Adam Lambert concert first televised Ukraine and Poland.
In 2013 – A press release announced North American Limited Edition “Icon” compilation CD for release 11/06/2013 by Hollywood Records, US. AVAILABLE AMAZON


In 2013 – Brian May visited WKLT 97.5Fm studios morning of 7 June prior to speaking at the 2013 3D Convention Banquet, Traverse City, Michigan (8 June).

Brian May with Omelette and Friends WKLT 97.5FM 07 June 2013

In 2013 – We Will Rock You 10th Anniversary World Arena Tour  opened Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK.
In 2013 – Readers of Gigwise chose Freddie Mercury as “The Best Frontman Ever” (2nd Brandon Flowers of The Killers, 3rd David Bowie).
In 2018 – Queen + Adam Lambert played Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal.
In 2023 – Brian May guest appearance London Coliseum. Press Night, WWRY Musical.