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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th July 1947 Born today: Brian May, London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)
19th July 1941 Winston Churchill launched V for Victory campaign.
19th July 1821 The Coronation of George IV in Westminster Abbey.
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