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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th April 1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1

24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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.

45 Park Lane and Hefner



45 Park Lane and Hefner

The hotel on the site of the first Playboy Club in Europe.

Location: 45 Park Lane, Mayfair

Description: This newly opened new mini-Dorchester hotel was designed by French hotel architect Thierry W. Despont. It's a modern art deco classic.

It's more famous for what was here before though - Hugh Hefner opened his first European Playboy Club (the casino opened right in 1981) right here. In it's heydey in the 1980's it saw Michael Caine, Joan Collins, Jack Nicholson, George Best and Muhammed Ali cross it's threshold. At the time the casino was reputedly the most profitable casino in the world.


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45 Park Lane and Hefner

The hotel on the site of the first Playboy Club in Europe.


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