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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th January 1989 Norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies

19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London

19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.

19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.go to related location

19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)

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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