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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)
17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London
17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.
John and Yoko's Nude Scene
John Lennon and Yoko Ono's nude cover was shot in Ringo's flat.
Location: 38 Montagu Square, London
Description: This was the flat where John Lennon and Yoko Ono first lived together, and at the time it was owned by Ringo Starr after he had moved out. McCartney wrote several Beatles songs here including Eleanor Rigby.
It was the location of their nude Two Virgins album cover and also the scene of their October 1968 drugs bust.
Jimi Hendrix also rented it for a short while afterwards but was evicted after painting all the walls black.
Tagged in this Tour: music
Tagged in this Tour: the sexy tours
Tagged in this Tour: Jimi Hendrix's London
Tagged in this Tour: London Album Covers Top 10
Tagged in this Tour: The Beatles take London
Tagged in this Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tour