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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.
27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)
27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London
27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.
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.