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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.
Tony Adams lived here
The house Tony Adams grew up in before he became an Arsenal star
Location: 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
Description: Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams was born in Romford in 1966, but lived his formative years here opposite the police station with his two older sisters. He went to local school attended Hunters Hall Primary and Junior and Eastbrook Comprehensive School, and he used to catch the bus to Romford Juniors. Note the 3 garages where he used to kick his ball against with his dad, before he started proper training.
Tagged in this Tour: An Arsenal Tour of London