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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th February 1993 West Ham legend Bobby Moore passed away in Putney, London.go to related location

24th February 1992 Comedian Benny Hill suffers his first heart attack, two months before his death.go to related location

24th February 1981 Prince Charles and Princess Diana get engaged.

24th February 1948 Minder and New Tricks actor Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London.

24th February 1939 Born today: George Bain, principal (London Business School)

24th February 1906 Kingsway Tramway opened from Angel, Islington to Aldwych.

24th February 1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo premieres at the Queen's Theatre.go to related location

The Sloane Square Hotel



The Sloane Square Hotel

Where Paul MacCartney met future girlfriend Jane Asher.

Location: 7-12 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, SW1W8EG

Description: This hotel used to be called The Royal Court Hotel. Now it has 102 air conditioned rooms come full of gadgets with laptop, PlayStation, and DVD player in each.

The Beatles stayed here in 1962 prior to their first national TV show appearance Thank Your Lucky Stars with Janice Nichols.

After the show Jane Asher met The Beatles here, and especially Paul, with whom she spent many hours in conversation. A short time later they began dating, and by year's end, 1963, Paul had moved into a room at the Asher's house on Wimpole Street.

The Beatles later had a photographic session with Cyrus Andrews here as well - 10th Feb 1963.


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The Sloane Square Hotel

Where Paul MacCartney met future girlfriend Jane Asher.


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This is where comedy legend Ronnie Barker proposed to his future wife in 1957, in the restaurant at the Royal Court Theatre. (Gilbert James)
Posted by Gilbert James on 2011-09-28
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