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The Shady Old Lady's Guide to London
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TODAY IN LONDON: ANNIVERSARIES
6th July 2005 The IOC confirm London to be host of 2012 Olympic Games.
6th July 1987 Singer Kate Nash was born in London.
6th July 1964 Beatles' film Hard Day's Night premieres in London
6th July 1959 Born today: John Keeble, London, rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True)
6th July 1952 Last tram ride in London
6th July 1939 Born today: Jet Harris, [Terence Harris], London, rock bassist (Drifters)
6th July 1918 Born today: Sebastian Cabot, London, actor (Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine)
6th July 1887 Lottie Dod wins the Wimbledon ladies singles title aged just 15 and remains the youngest ever to do so.
6th July 1583 Edmund Grindal, English Bishop of London/Archbishop of York, dies at 64
6th July 1483 The Coronation of Richard III in Westminster Abbey.
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