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1964: Windmill announces it is to close
The theatre that boasted that "We never closed" during the London Blitz of the Second World War announced that it was to shut.

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  5. 1970: motorway opens in west London
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  7. 1985: Gas explosion in Putney kills 8
  8. 1966: Guinness heir killed in car accident
  9. 1975: 43 killed in Moorgate rush-hour Tube crash
  10. 1913: Suffragettes jailed for Kew Gardens blaze