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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, London.go to related location

The Hammersmith Apollo



The Hammersmith Apollo

This is where Ziggy Stardust's final performance was made.

Location: 45 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith

Description: The famous art deco venue in Hammersmith (formerly called the Hammersmith Odeon) is famous for many special gigs.

It's where David Bowie killed off Ziggy Stardust, the video of the gig with backstage footage is astonishing.

You can see the Hammy-O i the American romantic comedy Just My Luck where McFly perform here. It's also bizarrely the location where in The Football Factory Chelsea fans board the bus for Liverpool!

Tony Bennett, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, The Beatles (38 shows), Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash, Slade, Queen, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen and many many more.


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The Hammersmith Apollo

This is where Ziggy Stardust's final performance was made.


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