Hendrix Plays at Isle of Wight Festival : 1970
18/09/1970 - ON THIS DAY IN 1970: Jimi Hendrix dies on this day in 1970. Pictured at the recent Isle of Wight music festival is pop singer Jimi Hendrix who was taken dead to St. Mary Abbot's Hospital, Kensington, London. German-born artist Monika Danneman, a former girlfriend of Hendrix, has been found dead in a fume-filled car near her home, police said.
Andrew Meets The Daleks on Westminister Bridge
Andrew Tuttner (8) meets two Daleks on Westminister Bridge, London. The robots were on location for the new BBC series of "Dr Who". 5/2/99: The Daleks will appear on Millennium stamps due to be issued Summer 1999 by the Royal Mail. * The other three stamps in the entertainers series are expected to feature Bobby Moore holding the World Cup aloft, Charlie Chaplin and former rock legend Freddie Mercury.
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British Customs and Traditions - Pearly King's and Queen's - London - 1911
'Costers' in Pearlies - a family party at Peckham Derby show. 'Costers', or 'Costermongers' are street sellers of fruit and vegetables. Those elders respected by the Costermongering families are elevated to the position of Pearly King's and Queen's and their non-public role is to keep the peace between the families.
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