Queen Diary - day by day

••• 1 September
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1975 : Queen signed a contract with new manager John Reid. [39 years]
1976 : Queen live performing first show on short British tour at Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland. The hall was refurbished and Queen were a part of the Festival Of Popular Music to promote it. They played two new songs at this gig Tie Your Mother Down and You Take My Breath Away, neither of which had been recorded at this point. [38 years]
1984 : Brian and Roger appeared on ITV's Saturday Starship programme. [30 years]
1984 : Queen live at NEC, Birmingham, UK. [30 years]
1986 : Queen's The Game and News Of The World were released on CD for the first time. [28 years]
1987 : Spoof rock band Bad News released their version of Bohemian Rhapsody. [27 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=CMmCrg2RyzI
1987 : (for 5 September) Freddie celebrates his birthday in Ibiza [27 years]
1993 : Freddie received silver award for Living On My Own sales in the UK. [21 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on Channel 4 show The Big Breakfast. [16 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=XL8wpbyrfYM
2001 : Roger went to see U2's concert in Slane Castle, Ireland. He also met Bob Geldof in backstage. [13 years]

••• 2 September (Today)
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1976 : Queen live on short British tour performing 2nd show on Scottish Music Festival at Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh, UK. It was the first time they played You're My Best Friend live. [38 years]
1982 : Queen live at Coliseum, Portland, USA. [32 years]
1983 : Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck, Carmine Appice and Jim Cregan visited Record Plant Studios where Queen were recording The Works album. [31 years]
1984 : Queen live performing 3rd show at NEC, Birmingham, UK. [30 years]
1985 : Freddie released 4th solo single Living On My Own. It had no success, however remix released in 90s reached number 1 in charts. [29 years] http://qph.queensongs.infohttp://qph.queensongs.info/singles/f04lomo.php/singles/f04lomo.php
••• 3 September
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1976 : Queen went to see Peter Straker play at the Edinburgh Fringe Assembly Rooms. [38 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Coliseum, Seattle, USA. [32 years]
1984 : Queen released a compilation Greatest Hits on CD. [30 years] http://qph.queensongs.info/albums/q11gh.php
2008 : Queen+PR organized short live performance for journalists at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, UK. [6 years]