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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th August 1966 Born today: Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London

16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)

16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London

16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

The Queen's Takeaway



The Queen's Takeaway

This was the Queen's chosen Chinese takeaway here in the 1960's.

Location: Brompton Road, London

Description: Opposite the Oratory on Brompton Road was the location for one of the early grand Chinese restaurants in England, the Shangri-la. Established sometime in the late 1950's.

On one occasion the Queen ordered a take-away from this establishment, what was ordered is not recorded to our knowledge.


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The Queen's Takeaway

This was the Queen's chosen Chinese takeaway here in the 1960's.


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