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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.
21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)
21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)
21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.
The Hogwart Express
Where Hogwart's Express disappears into the wall!
Location: Platform 9, King's Cross Station
Description: In the film of JK Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone the Hogwarts Express departs from here Platform 9 3/4, which actually has it's own sign/plaque on the arched wall between Platforms 4 and 5. We like the people at network rail for doing this.
We like them even more though for the art installation of a shopping trolley disappearing into the wall. Give it a pull!
Tagged in this Tour: London general 2012
Tagged in this Tour: Movies and Dreams
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Tagged in this Tour: Harry Potter Tour of London