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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th March 1947 Singer and pianist Elton John born today in Pinner, London.
25th March 1946 Heathrow Airport officially opened by Lord Winster, the Minister of Aviation.
25th March 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Last of the Mohicans, 3 Musketeers)
25th March 1843 Brunel's Thames Tunnel is finally opened to the public.
Scene of Verve's Urban Hymns
Richmond Park, scene of the cover of The Verve's Urban Hymns.
Location: Richmond Park, London
Description: The shot from the front cover of The Verve's record-selling Urban Hymns album was taken here in Richmond Park in 1997.
The album featured the huge Bittersweet Symphony and lead singer Richard Ashcroft went on to solo fame.