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Freddie Mercury

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  • Birth

    Freddie Mercury is born as Farookh Bulsara in Zanzibar, Tanzania
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    Mercury moves to London with his family in the 1960s
  • Queen Milestone

    Queen Milestone
    Queen released first self-titled album
  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody
    Mercury wrote the song "Bohemian Rhapsody" a seven minute rock operetta, which hit the top of the chartsin Britain and became atop 10 hit in the US.
  • We Are the Champions

    We Are the Champions
    "We Are the Champions" became a top 10 hit in the US and Britain
  • Big Hit

    Big Hit
    "Another One Bites the Dust" was a big hit
  • Collaboration with David Bowie

    Collaboration with David Bowie
    Queen collaborated with David Bowie to create "Under Pressure" a #1 hit in Britain, the song's distinctive bass line was later reportedly used by Vanilla Ice for his 1990 rap hit "Ice Ice Baby"."
  • Amazing Performance

    Amazing Performance
    One of their most noteable performances at the Live Aid charity concert
  • Mercury's final statement

    Mercury's final statement
    Mercury released the following statement: "I wsh to confirm that I have been tested HIV postitve and have AIDS. I felt it correct to keep this information private to date to protect the privacy of those around me. However, the time has come now for my friends and fans around the world to know the truth and I hope that everyone will join with my doctors and all those worldwide in the fight against this terrible disease."
  • Death Date

    Death Date
    Mercury dies of AIDS related bronchial pneumonia at his London mansion. He was only 45 years of age.