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Westfield Stratford City East
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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd January 1970 1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, NY to London in 6 hours

22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)

22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.go to related location

22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.go to related location

22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.go to related location

22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.go to related location

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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