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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
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.
22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.
22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.
22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.
Harrow College of Art
This is where Malcolm McLaren met Vivienne Westwood.
Location: Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, HA3 6RR
Description: The Harrow Weald campus of Harrow Art College here was where comedian Matt Lucas studied between 1990 & 1992 after leaving school. He studied English Literature, Theatre Studies & Media Studies A Levels plus a Maths GCSE retake. Of his time there he says
I remember when Margaret Thatcher resigned. Someone ran into the class to announce it and there was much excitement. She was an immensely unpopular figure amongst the young.
Prince Charming Adam Ant also studied here before becoming famous in Adam and the Ants.
Punk legends Vivienne Westwood and manager of the Sex Pistols Malcolm McLaren (1964) met here.
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts studied Graphic Design here in 1961.