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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th January 1996 6,138th performance of Cats is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, A Chorus Line
29th January 1944 285 German bombers attack London
29th January 1850 Born today: Ebenezer Howard, London, pioneer of garden cities
29th January 1798 Born today: Henry Neele, London, poet
29th January 1728 John Gays' Beggar's Opera, premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
Beatles cover Please Please Me
The Beatles Please Please Me covers were shot here.
Location: 20 Manchester Square, London
Description: EMI's old headquarters were here from the 1960's and inside was the famous staircase where the Beatles were photographed for their Please Please Me and Red and Blue Album covers.
The Beatles also received inside this building several awards from EMI executives for their record breaking sales.
Tagged in this Tour: music
Tagged in this Tour: London Album Covers Top 10
Tagged in this Tour: july 2012
Tagged in this Tour: The Beatles take London
Tagged in this Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tour