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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th March 1969 Fashion designer Alexander McQueen was born in Lewisham, London.
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)
The Famous 3 Kings
Once the Nashville Rooms: Sex Pistols amongst others played here
Location: 171 North End Road, W14 9NL
Description: As the Nashville Rooms, this west London pub once upon time was one of the high spots of the London new-wave circuit.
Among the bands that played early gigs here were the Sex Pistols, The Jam, Siouxsie & The Banshees and Joy Division.
Sadly, a number of years ago the pub was reinvented as one of London's premier sports pubs - which if you think about it...is ridiculous.
When will people ever learn! Why not pay it a visit and think back to the good old days of legendary music