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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
John Wayne smashed up this pub!
John Wayne had a fight here in 1975 film Brannigan
Location: 10-12 Leadenhall Market, EC3V 1LR
Description: The Lamb Tavern dates from 1780 and has officially been recorded since 1806 - during it's original coaching days, travellers would take bed and breakfast and respite from their journey before booking ocean passage with shipping companies in Leadenhall Street.
A Young's managed pub since 1985 the Lamb Tavern remains today an oasis in the heart of the City.
The Lamb has also had many famous visitors in more modern times including HRH The Prince of Wales and various stars from stage and screen such Sir Richard Attenborough, Robert Mitchum, Tom Sellick, and Jack Warner.
John Wayne famously smashed up the bar in the 1975 film Brannigan, Robert Mitchum's 1983 Winds of War, Lara Croft Sped through the market in Tomb Raider and Harry Potter has been filmed walking through our doors!
Tagged in this Tour: Harry Potter Tour of London
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour