On This Day in Queen History – 7 October

In 1977 – We Are The Champions / We Will Rock You double A-side single released UK .
In 1979 – Freddie Mercury guest appearance with the Royal Ballet, London Coliseum, both singing and dancing ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’.

Freddie rehearsing with Royal Ballet
Freddie rehearsing with Royal Ballet

In 1984 – Queen played the Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana, South Africa.
In 1987 – Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe made new ‘Barcelona’ video, Pinewood Studios, with QFC members as extras.
In 1991 – The Cross played Konserthuset, Gothenburg, Sweden.
In 1993 – Brian May played the Palace Theater, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Brian May Band, Connecticut
Brian May Band, Connecticut

In 1998 – Brian May played Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany.
In 2006 – Brian May guest appearance WWRY Musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
In 2008 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
In 2010 – Brian May presented with the “Order of Honour” at the Armenian Embassy, London.

Brian May with Armenian "Order of Honour"
Brian May with Armenian “Order of Honour”

In 2011 – Brian May interview on BBC2 ‘The Review Show’, UK.

Brian May – The Review Show – BBC2 07/10/2011

In 2013 – Brian May attended the Pride of Britain Awards and presented an award to Dan Black – shown on ITV 8 October.

Pride of Britain - Brian May presents to Daniel Black
Pride of Britain – Brian May presents to Daniel Black
Brian and Anita - Pride of Britain 2013
Brian and Anita – Pride of Britain 2013

In 2013 – Brian May and Anita Dobson donated each a personally owned pair of signed shoes for the Small Steps Project London Celebrity Shoe Auction.

Brian signed trainers, Anita signed boots - Small Steps Auction
In 2013 – New 2013-14 “We Will Rock You” cast made debut, including Oliver Tompsett (Galileo), Rachel Wooding (Scaramouche), Brenda Edwards (Killer Queen), Kevin Kennedy (Pop) and Alasdair Harvey (Khashoggi) and new members “Meat” Amanda Coutts and “Britney” Rolan Bell, Dominion Theatre, London.
In 2014 – Brian May lecture on “The Poor Man’s Picture Gallery” with book signing, with Denis Pellerin, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Cheltenham, UK.
In 2014 – Brian May interviewed by Chris Baxter for BBC Gloucester at Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Brian May talking with Chris Baxter Cheltenham Literature Festival 07102014 aired 0810

In 2014 – Brian May featured on guitar on the Children In Need Single video of “God Only Knows” first aired that evening, and released by BBC Music.

God Only Knows – BBC Music
– http://youtu.be/XqLTe8h0-jo

In 2014 – Brian May’s Exhibition opened BP Spotlight: ‘Poor Man’s Picture Gallery’: Victorian Art and Stereoscopic Photography, Tate Britain, London, running 7 October 2014 – 1 November 2015.
In 2015 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis “One Voice – The Tour” announced, to start 03/02/2016 in Krakow, ending 17/03/2016 Belgrade.
In 2021 – Roger Taylor guest appearance at Wogan House, London (BBC R2 House Music Session).