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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Banksy Blur Crazy Beat
This is where Banksy's royal mural for Blur's single is.
Location: Stoke Newington Church Street, London
Description: This unusual Banksy was used for the cover artwork for Blur's Crazy Beat single on the side of this house in Stoke Newington.
It shows a spoof version of the royal family, and uses a lot more colours thank Banksy normally uses.
Blur's album Think Tank credited artwork and direction by Banksy.
This wall was previously the site of one of Banksy's Coldstream guards.
Tagged in this Tour: London
Tagged in this Tour: Blur around London
Tagged in this Tour: The Banksy London Tour