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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th October 1988 Smile Jamaica concert for Hurricane Gilbert victims held in London

16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England

16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)

16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.

16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)

16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.

16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)

16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.go to related location

16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.go to related location

16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn

Classic Pop Tunes Born Here



Classic Pop Tunes Born Here

Paul McCartney and John Lennon Wrote Some Classics Here.

Location: 57 Wimpole Street, W1

Description: There have been many great pop tunes composed in the nations capital and these are no exception...

At 57 Wimpole Street between 1963 and 1965, the great Paul McCartney wrote 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' alongside the legend John Lennon. And it didn't stop there...McCartney also penned 'And I Love Her', 'Eleanor Rigby', 'Every Little Thing', 'I've Just Seen A Face', You Won't See Me' and 'I'm Looking Through You'.

The last was put to paper whilst living with the parents of his then girlfriend Jane Asher.


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