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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.
26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London
26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.
26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)
26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.
Hellraiser...in North London
The house that became the gateway to hell, in 'Hellraiser'.
Location: 187 Dollis Hill Lane, NW2
Description: An unlikely setting for a Clive Barker horror yarn, but this was the house that became the gateway to hell, in the classic film 'Hellraiser' (1987). In the film is was called 66 Lodovico Street, maybe to protect local house prices.