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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd February 2002 The Millenium Bridge was re-opened after a 5m de-wobbling redesign.

22nd February 1953 Comedy actor Nigel Planer, Young Ones, was born in Westminster, London.

22nd February 1940 Born today: Julian Chagrin, London, mime/actor (Golddiggers)

22nd February 1928 Born today: Bruce Forsyth, London England, comedian/TV host (Generation Game)

22nd February 1907 1st cabs with taxi meters begin operating in London

22nd February 1892 Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde premieres at St James (London)

22nd February 1868 Celebrated magician David Devant born David Wighton in Holloway, London.

22nd February 1684 Born today: William Pulteney, London, statesman (Earl of Bath)

A Distinctive Tune in Tooting



A Distinctive Tune in Tooting

Station made famous by the unique band 'Kitchens of Distinction'

Location: Tooting High Street, SW17 0SU

Description: 'Tooting Broadway Station' sits on this very spot, and is a very useful Northern Line Underground station.

But that's not all...

It is imortalised in a song by the fabulously named - 'Kitchens of Distinction' (sometimes shortened colloquially to KOD) - who were a three-person alternative rock/dream pop band who formed in the area.

They recorded 'On Tooting Broadway Station' on their 1992 album The Death of Cool. Going on to produce four studio albums and a handful of singles and EPs before disbanding in 1996.


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A Distinctive Tune in Tooting

Station made famous by the unique band 'Kitchens of Distinction'


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