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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

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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