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Pick Six
07-11-2009, 11:09 AM
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jZeC9CXJJVJdnVPtkuQrsaupCVqQD99C8TAO0

Big Ben celebrates 150 years of bongs

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Big Ben is marking its 150th birthday with a celebration in London on Saturday.

The booming bell first pealed on July 11, 1859 — a few weeks after the clock in the famous tower above the Houses of Parliament began keeping time.

A projection wishing the bell a happy birthday will be broadcast on the south side of the 315-foot (96-meter) tower at about 10 p.m. (2100 GMT; 5 p.m. EDT).

Slade
07-11-2009, 11:11 AM
I have a great picture of Big Ben at 3:30am. I am sure not too many people have a picture like that. I was trying to walk back to my buddy's place from The Ministry of Sound.

Bronx33
07-11-2009, 11:12 AM
Longest 4:20 run ever!!

Slade
07-11-2009, 11:16 AM
Longest 4:20 run ever!!

Seriously! It took us over 3 hours.