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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London
15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
15th August 1961 Matt Johnson, lead singer of The The, was born in London.
15th August 1950 Princess Anne, was born in St James Palace, London.
15th August 1946 Comedy actor and presenter Tony Robinson was born in Homerton, London.
15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)
15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.
15th August 1858 Childrens author Edith Nesbit was born in Kennington, London.
Cordwainer's College of Fashion
Where King of Shoes Jimmy Choo learnt this trade!
Location: 20 John Princes Street, London, W1G 0BJ
Description: The London College of Fashion, incporating Cordwainers, is home to the cutting edge of student fashionistas. Graduates from here are sought after for their expertise and attitude.
Many alumni are some of the most influential footwear and accessory designers of recent years: these include Jimmy Choo, Emma Hope, Patrick Cox, Joseph Azagury, Linda Bennett (LK Bennett), Katerina Mutic (Mootich) and Olivia Morris.