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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.
Finland in London
A little piese of hidden Finland in London.
Location: Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street, SE16 7HZ
Description: What a city...here's another incredible facet revealed in this tiny world that is chock-a-block with Finnish delights.
Right opposite Rotherhithe Station and housing an eclectic mix of a proper Finnish sauna, shops with traditional goddies, and a cafe that cooks home-cooked food, it even stays open till 9pm.
So if you can't afford a ticket to Finland, this really is the place to get those Carelian pasties you've been pining for!