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, 1967 Source Lost in History Carnaby Street during the Swinging 60s Source Museumoflondonprints 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 Twiggy photographed in Battersea Park for British Vogue, 1967 Source Hauntedbystorytelling Piccadilly Circus, June 1967 Source Youtube Swinging London fashion, London, 1967 Source Retrogirly Jimi Hendrix on Carnaby Street in 1967. Source Historical Pics Two young men in Carnaby Street in 1967 Source Museumoflondonprints The Canada Estate in Canada Water, 1967 Source This Brutal House Jimi Hendrix in Montagu Place, 1967 Source History of Sound Portobello Road, 1967. Photo by Frank Habicht. Source Wunderbuzz Schreiber House swimming pool, Hampstead, 1967 Source Thames Baths c.i.c. London Bridge being taken apart to be sold in 1967. Source Rob Baker Painting the Beatles' Apple Boutique at 94 Baker Street, London 1967. Photo by Reuel Golden. Source Historyphotographed Portobello Road flea market, 1967 Source Old London Interior of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, 1967 Source Old Pics Archive London, 1967 Source Aucharbon Twiggy at the Bertram Mills Circus in London, 1967 Source Theredlist 1967 Source Nika Garrett 1960s fashions on Regent Street, 1967 Source Newenglandwoodstock Batman making a road safety film in Kennington, 1967 Source Old London Jimi Hendrix and The Experience's bassist Noel Redding, backstage at the Saville Theatre in London. June 1967 Source Sport & Casino History Sonny and Cher in Soho Square, promoting The Beat Goes On. Photo by Jan Olofsson. Source Theswinginsixties Cameo Royal Cinema, Great Windmill Street, 1967 Source Bfi Chalk Farm Road, looking south towards the Roundhouse, 1967 Source Hamhigh
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