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The Rolling Stones London Tour
The Rolling Stones London Tour


17th March 1973 Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge

17th March 1969 Fashion designer Alexander McQueen was born in Lewisham, London.go to related location

17th March 1954 Born today: Lesley-Anne Down, London, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker)

17th March 1954 Born today: Wally Stocker, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You)

17th March 1931 Born today: Eunice Gayson, London England, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love)

17th March 1928 The first James Bond girl, from Dr No, actress Eunice Gayson was born in Croydon.

17th March 1921 Dr Marie Stopes opens Britain's 1st birth control clinic (London)

17th March 1904 The Daily Mirror's Handcuff challenge to Harry Houdini at the Alhambra Theatre.

17th March 1845 Rubber band patented by Stephen Perry of London

17th March 1789 Born today: Edmund Kean, London England, tragic actor (Shylock)

David Bowie was born here

David Bowie was born here

Rock legend David Bowie's childhood home is here.

Location: 40 Stansfield Road, Brixton, London, SW9 9RZ

Description: Seventies rock chameloeon and Ziggy's alter ego David Bowie spent the first 6 formative years of his life with his family at this address.

Tagged in this Tour: David Bowis's London Life

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David Bowie was born here

Rock legend David Bowie's childhood home is here.

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Its currently available to rent, see the article here for details: http://london365.co.uk/exclusive-david-bowies-house-to-let/ (Sean)
Posted by Sean on 2012-12-19
David changed my life... And after moving to London in 2003, one of the first things to do was to go for pilgrimage to see this house...long before going to see the house of parliament... Its nice to share this experience with other people... I didnt expect it (claudio)
Posted by claudio on 2007-01-20
Oh! I didnt know...I just lived up the road for a year - but in the mid-90s. (barb)
Posted by barb on 2007-01-17
The street was not easy to find, but for a real Bowie-fan... At last I stood in front of a very smart house, enjoyed the feeling and - of course - took a photo. I am same age as "Ziggy" and I just had to see the first address of the man who owns a little piece of my heart. Greetings from an Austrian girl! (Gerlinde Wielander)
Posted by Gerlinde Wielander on 2006-12-20
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