TCS: Belated Happy Birthday to Freddie Mercury

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You know, I designed the Queen crest.
I simply combined all the creatures
that represent our star signs – and
I don’t even believe in astrology.

– Freddie Mercury


Before Freddie Mercury of Queen was Freddie Mercury, he was Farrokh Bulsara, and one of his day jobs was working as a baggage handler at Heathrow Airport. So on September 5, 2018, which would have been Freddie Mercury’s 72nd birthday, some members of the current team of Heathrow baggage handlers staged a tribute to their former colleague.



The original – and still champions:



What’s your favorite Queen song?

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Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 45 years, spending much of that time commuting on the 405 Freeway. After Hollywood failed to appreciate her genius for acting and directing, she began a second career managing non-profits, from which she has retired. Nona has now resumed writing whatever comes into her head, instead of reports and pleas for funding. She lives in a small house overrun by books with her wonderful husband and a bewildered Border Collie.
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2 Responses to TCS: Belated Happy Birthday to Freddie Mercury

  1. My favorite Queen song? That’s easy.

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