23. May 25, 1982: Though it’s ‘Hot,’ America turns chilly “Hot Space” was the album that signaled the beginning of the end of Queen’s fortunes in the U.S. It was Queen’s disco album — except America wasn’t interested in Queen as a disco act. Even adding “Under Pressure” to the album didn’t keep it from stalling at No. 22, continuing a downward spiral from which the band never recovered.
Freddie Mercury. met him when i was in jr high waiting for them to come out of the hotel on the way to the arena in omaha. our little group were the only ones waiting to see if we could catch a glimpse. this was right when he cut his hair. he asked me if i wanted to ride in the limo with him to the arena. my friends would not let me ride with him. i don't think i was his type...;) he was so sweet to us. poor freddie. so talented. lost so young. :(*