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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.
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.