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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.

24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.go to related location

24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

Virgin Born Here



Virgin Born Here

This is where Richard Branson's first shop was opened.

Location: 2 Symons Street, London

Description: This is where Richard Branson's empire was founded - he opened his first record store Virgin Imports here in 1973.




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Virgin Born Here

This is where Richard Branson's first shop was opened.


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The first Virgin Record shop was Oxford Street followed by Brighton, Liverpool, Birmingham and Notting Hill Gate. The Sloane Sq shop was not opened until some years later. (Tony Murphy)
Posted by Tony Murphy on 2011-03-26
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