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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
Barry George's Flat
This is where Barry George lived prior to his arrest.
Location: 2b Crookham Road, Fulham, London
Description: This is where the 41 year old unemployed Barry George was living at the time of his arrest for the murder of Jill Dando in 1999.
It was also here that he built a shrine to Freddie Mercury.