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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.
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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