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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London
27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)
27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens
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