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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st January 1996 Late 80's pop-dance duo The London Boys were both killed in a car crash in Austria.
21st January 1976 Born today: Emma Lee Bunton, Baby Spice, Finchley London, vocalist (Spice Girls)
21st January 1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
21st January 1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London
21st January 1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46
21st January 1944 447 German bombers attack London
21st January 1929 Robert Sherriff's Journey's End, premieres in London
21st January 1878 Cleopatra's Needle arrives in England at Gravesend, after a journey of 4 months.
21st January 1670 Claude Duval, the Gentleman Highwayman, was hanged at Tyburn.
Adele Wrote Debut Album 19 Here
Once home to Adele and her Mum and where her career started
Location: 294 Norwood Road, SE27 9AF
Description: This was once the home of Adele - the 8 times Grammy winner (to date, 2012) - and where she wrote her debut album '19' released in 2008.
She went onto create '21' in 2011 which which saw massive commercial and critical success, and saw her clean up at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
Basically and to get straight to the point, she's extraordinary and probably worth more than the 8 Grammy's!