It was a swinging time to be alive in London, 1967.
Jimi Hendrix and Twiggy were at the height of their powers; the new Queen Elizabeth Hall was opened on the South Bank; The Beatles opened their Apple Shop on Baker Street; and Carnaby Street was the place to be.
London Bridge being taken apart to be sold in 1967. Source Rob Baker Twiggy photographed in Battersea Park for British Vogue, 1967 Source Hauntedbystorytelling 1967 Source Nika Garrett Jimi Hendrix on Carnaby Street in 1967. Source Historical Pics London, 1967 Source Aucharbon Interior of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, 1967 Source Old Pics Archive The Canada Estate in Canada Water, 1967 Source This Brutal House Portobello Road flea market, 1967 Source Old London Jimi Hendrix in Montagu Place, 1967 Source History of Sound Swinging London fashion, London, 1967 Source Retrogirly Jimi Hendrix and The Experience's bassist Noel Redding, backstage at the Saville Theatre in London. June 1967 Source Cash Drop History Portobello Road, 1967. Photo by Frank Habicht. Source Wunderbuzz Two young men in Carnaby Street in 1967 Source Museumoflondonprints Sonny and Cher in Soho Square, promoting The Beat Goes On. Photo by Jan Olofsson. Source Theswinginsixties Schreiber House swimming pool, Hampstead, 1967 Source Thames Baths c.i.c. Carnaby Street during the Swinging 60s Source Museumoflondonprints 1960s fashions on Regent Street, 1967 Source Newenglandwoodstock Cameo Royal Cinema, Great Windmill Street, 1967 Source Bfi London, 1967 Source Lost in History In 1967 a baby elephant called Gertie was ordered from Harrods by Ronald Reagan, the then governor of California and future President, who wanted one for a Republican party rally. The story goes that when Reagan rang Harrods to ask if they sold elephants, (the symbol of his political party), he received the answer 'Would that be African or Indian elephants, sir?' Source Londonhistorian Piccadilly Circus, June 1967 Source Youtube Batman making a road safety film in Kennington, 1967 Source Old London Painting the Beatles' Apple Boutique at 94 Baker Street, London 1967. Photo by Reuel Golden. Source Historyphotographed Twiggy at the Bertram Mills Circus in London, 1967 Source Theredlist Chalk Farm Road, looking south towards the Roundhouse, 1967 Source Hamhigh
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