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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th June 1975 Missing Lord Lucan murdered the 29-year-old nanny of his three young children, an inquest jury in Westminster decided.
19th June 1973 Rocky Horror Picture Show, stage production opens in London
19th June 1966 RW Hardy photographs staircase at Queen's House, Greenwich, later finds ghostly figures on pics.
19th June 1964 Mayor of London Boris Johnson born in New York City.
19th June 1942 Born today: Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
19th June 1925 Comedian Charlie Drake was born in Elephant and Castle, London.
19th June 1921 Born today: Allan Davis, Mayor of London
19th June 1890 Born today: Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)
19th June 1829 Sir Robert Peel founded the London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies).
Michael Jackson plaque
This is where a plaque to Michael Jackson was erected.
Location: Lyric Square, King Street, Hammersmith, W6 0QL
Description: This super Hammersmith theatre was home to Thriller Live, the show featuring a string of the King of Pop's solo hits and those with the Jackson 5, for several years and through the point of his death.
Shocked fans flocked to the theatre after his death, creating a shrine of candles, tributes and flowers and signing 40 books of condolence. A permanent plaque can be viewed in the foyer.
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012