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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th July 1968 Beatle's animated film Yellow Submarine premieres in London
17th July 1965 Born today: Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure)
17th July 1958 Peter Shaffer's Five Finger Exercise, premieres in London
17th July 1949 Born today: Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)
17th July 1947 Born today: Camilla Parker-Bowles, London England, Prince Charles' wife.
17th July 1909 Born today: Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)
17th July 1894 Born today: Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young and Innocent)
17th July 1717 George Frideric Handel's The Water Music premiered when King George I requested a concert on a barge on the River Thames.
Sam the Cat
A wonderful reminder of a lady with a big heart
Location: Queen Anne Square
Description: In the bottom left hand corner of Queen Anne Square is a small wall with a cat just about to jump off onto the ground.
This small monument is in memory of Patricia Penn (1914-1992) who was a champion of local causes and was a cat lover.
The cats name is Sam.
It is a beautiful and lively reminder of an admired member of the community.