Top Ten Things That Come from Ealing, West London


The Top Ten

1 PositronWildhawk

Now that you've narrowed my location down to approximately 51.5 degrees north in latitude and 0.3 degrees west in longitude, stop stalking me, you creeps! - PositronWildhawk

And just how is this item different from users who post best user lists of their friends and themselves? - Billyv

I will find you and stalk you until you die. Just kidding! Even the obsessed fangirl that I am wouldn't do that! - RiverClanRocks

2 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). more.

Jagger, Jones and Richards first met here, and the band first played at the Ealing Jazz Club. - PositronWildhawk

In fact, their first concert was July 11, 1962--53 years ago yesterday. - PetSounds

3 Ealing Comedies

From the 1930s to the 1960s, Ealing Studios produced some of the most popular comedy films of their time, including the Carry On Series, and later produced Valiant and Shaun of the Dead. They also produced various scenes in Doctor Who and music videos for Coldplay and Franz Ferdinand. - PositronWildhawk

4 Ada Lovelace Ada Lovelace Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron) (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. She was the first to recognise that the machine more.

The world's first computer programmer lived with her mother in Ealing. - PositronWildhawk

5 Matt Monro Matt Monro Matt Monro, known as The Man with the Golden Voice, was an English singer who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international music scene during the 1960s and 1970s.

Wow! Yes he IS one of my favourite singers. I believe he was a bus driver but I didn't know he came from from Ealing. - Britgirl

One of Britgirl's favourite singers. - PositronWildhawk

6 Waitrose Waitrose

The nationwide supermarket was set up in Ealing. - PositronWildhawk

7 Henry Fielding Henry Fielding

Ealing's proud of being the home to a popular playwright, especially since drama and writing are popular in its culture. - PositronWildhawk

8 Dusty Springfield Dusty Springfield Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien, known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s.

Yes, the popular old-school soul singer came from here as well. - PositronWildhawk

What a fantastic name! - keycha1n

9 Furniture (band)
10 White Lies
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