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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.
22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.
22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.
22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London
22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
Pink Floyd house Auctioned
Once home to Pink Floyd and some great musical moments
Location: 39 Stanhope Gardens, Highgate, N6 5TT
Description: A house in north London where founder members of the band Pink Floyd lived in the 1960s is to be auctioned. (Sept 2012)
The property in Highgate has not been changed since the band left, Savills auctioneer Russell Taylor said.
It may even have pieces of drummer Nick Mason's Aston Martin in the garden.
The BBC filmed the band in the house with their landlord, lighting technician Mike Leonard, in 1967.
Mr Leonard died earlier this year.
The property, to be sold later this week, has a guide price of 1.2 million.
Click on this link to see some cracking photos of the time - http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/photos/index.php/tag/527/Stanhope+Gardens
Pink Floyd were an English rock band that achieved international success with their progressive and psychedelic music. Founded in 1965, the group originally consisted of university students Roger Waters (bass, vocals), Nick Mason (drums), Richard Wright (keyboards, vocals), and Syd Barrett (guitar, vocals).
Tagged in this Tour: Music: off the beaten path