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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.
22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.
22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.
22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London
22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
Quadrophenia....at the cafe
Alfredo's, this lovely deco-style cafe was seen in Quadrophenia.
Location: 4-8 Essex Road, N1 8LN
Description: Once known as Alfredo's, this lovely deco-style cafe provided the location for one of the brawls in the classic 70s film, 'Quadrophenia' - based on the corner of Essex Road and Islington Green. I believe it is now called the S & M Cafe.