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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th July 1968 Beatle's animated film Yellow Submarine premieres in London
17th July 1965 Born today: Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure)
17th July 1958 Peter Shaffer's Five Finger Exercise, premieres in London
17th July 1949 Born today: Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)
17th July 1947 Born today: Camilla Parker-Bowles, London England, Prince Charles' wife.
17th July 1909 Born today: Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)
17th July 1894 Born today: Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young and Innocent)
17th July 1717 George Frideric Handel's The Water Music premiered when King George I requested a concert on a barge on the River Thames.
Billy Fury lived here
This is where Billy Fury lived and passed away in 1983.
Location: 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
Description: On the 28th January 1983 Liverpudlian rock 'n roller Billy Fury collapsed here at his home and was pronounced dead on arrival at the local hospital. Billy (real name Ronald Wycherley) was just 43, and was buried at Mill Hill cemetery.
This flat was his long-term companions, property heiress Lisa Rosen.