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Freddie Mercury’s Birthday: The World Celebrates

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Freddie Mercury’s Birthday: The World Celebrates
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On September 5, 1946, Freddie Mercury, the British singer, songwriter, musician and lead singer of Queen was born.

Being that today is September 5, many fans have taken to Twitter to send birthday wishes to the late Mercury and remember the musical icon.

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Angry Birds and Queen have teamed up again for Freddie For A Day. This year they have created a tournament on Angry Birds Friends. The tournament is Freddie Mercury themed, making references to many of the musicians famous songs. It can be played on Facebook or a mobile device from September 2 – 8.

Hard Rock Cafe’s all over Europe and beyond have also teamed up with the Trust, throwing Freddie For A Day parties. All parties will include, “Freddie cocktails, raffles, tribute bands, special menus, staff dressed as Freddie and special photo boards in the restaurants…and all of this soundtracked by, you guessed it, Queen.”

Another event taking place today that will celebrate the life of Freddie Mercury and help raise money for the Trust is the Queen AIDS Benefit in London, England. The gala will feature Roger Daltry from The Who, Melanie C of the Spice Girls, singer Alfie Boe, and many more.

HAPPY 67TH BIRTHDAY FREDDIE!!!

On this the day of his birth, enjoy this video of Mercury and Queen performing “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

And for my own personal pleasure, enjoy my favorite Queen song, “Somebody to Love.”

Image via YouTube.

Freddie Mercury’s Birthday: The World Celebrates
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  • LINDSAY

    I BEEN A FREDDIE MERCURY SINCE I WAS A KID. I USED OWN THE GAME ON RECORD. WHEN RECORDS WERE KING. IM 39 NOW. STILL A QUEEN FAN AND WHEN I HEAR NEW ARITIST I COMPARE THEM TO FREDDIE. I WILL NEVER HEAR ANYONE WHO CAN MATCH HIM WITH HIS BEAUTIFUL VOICE. HE ABILITY TO OWN THE STAGE. HIS SONGS. ALWAYS FOREVER FREDDIE. THE SHOW MUST GO ON. I LOVE YOU FREDDIE. THESE ARE THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES FITS FOR TODAY.

  • Lyn

    His music never died. On and on, commercials relive “We Are The Champions” and “We Will Rock You.” Live on, Freddie. You ARE a champion!

  • http://www.evetelaviv.com/ Mark Richard

    A true champion!!!

  • http://MSN Cheryl

    I loved Queen when I was in High School, & Freddie was great! Freddie had an incredible voice. I will always love him & Queen, Freddie Rocked!

  • Gayle

    Twenty-one years later, and I am still sad that you’re gone. What a great loss to the music industry, to all who knew and cared about you, and to those who truly enjoyed your music (as I did.) :’ (

  • Wenny Burke

    Freddie Mercury was the greatest Rock musician ever walked on earth. He is the God of Rock n Roll.

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