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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th June 1982 Roberto 'Gods Banker' Calvi, is found dead, hanged under Blackfriars Bridge in London.go to related location

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.go to related location

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).

The Duke of Wellington Pub



The Duke of Wellington Pub

Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts and a classic London Boozer

Location: 179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W11 2ED

Description: This is the Duke of Wellington public house, made famous by British Comedy 'Notting Hill'.

The pub can be seen in the opening scenes of the 1999 box office smash cinema as Hugh Grant walks down Portobello Road to his second-hand bookshop where he meets Julia Roberts.

The Duke of Wellington is a stunning traditional pub set in the heart of vibrant Portobello Road. The friendly atmosphere reflects the truly multi cultural area in which it stands. Locals brush shoulders with antiques dealers and tourists share drinks with musicians.

Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on 21 May 1999. The screenplay was by Richard Curtis, who had written Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Tagged in this Tour: The London Rom-Com Tour

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The Duke of Wellington Pub

Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts and a classic London Boozer


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