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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London
27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)
27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens
Apple iPod designers school
The school where Apple designer Jonathan Ive studied.
Location: Chingford Foundation School, Nevin Drive, Chingf, E4 7LT
Description: Chingford Foundation School is a state secondary school located in Chingford in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
It opened in 1938 and was evacuated within a year due to the outbreak of war, and reopened in 1941.
Notable alumni include professional footballer David Beckham, designer of Apple's iPod Jonathan Ive and the former professional head of the British Armed Forces, Peter Harding.
Ive remains a senior manager at Apple in San Francisco, and helped design the iPad and iPhone too. His first product was the colourful range of iMac G3's. Ive received his CBE from the Queen in 2006, and was named the most influential Briton in America in 2008 and received Fortune Magazines Smartest Designer Award in 2010.
Actor James Alexandrou, of Eastenders fame, attended as well. Young Spurs star Harry Kane was a pupil too.
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