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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th February 1965 Born today: Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)
26th February 1965 Born today: Alison Armitage, London England, actress (Acapulco HEAT)
26th February 1937 C Isherwood/WH Auden's Ascent of F6, premieres in London
26th February 1797 The Bank of England runs out of gold, due to war diminishing gold reserves.
Freddie Mercury lived here
Camp Queen rocker Freddie Mercury lived and grew up here.
Location: 22 Gladstone Avenue, Hounslow
Description: Freddie Mercury (Faroukh Bulsara), rock star with Queen, lived here in Gladstone Avenue, Feltham from 1964, when he arrived in England with his parents from Zanzibar, until about 1970.
He studied A'Level Art at Isleworth Polytechnic (West Thames College) and went on to art school...the rest is history.
Tagged in this Tour: London Rocks Tour
Tagged in this Tour: 80's Music Legends Tour