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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).
Twickenham Film Studios to Close
Renowned studio was due to celebrate its centenary in 2013
Location: St Margarets, Twickenham, TW1 2AW
Description: 'Twickenham Film Studios', recently used for The Iron Lady and My Week with Marilyn, has gone into administration (Feb 2012).
The renowned studio, which was due to celebrate its centenary next year (2013), will be wound down between now and June.
Gerald Krasner, who is handling the administration, said the the business had lost money over the past three years.
'I doubt it will be retained as a film studio,' he said. Half of the 17 employees have already left.
The remainder are working their notice, Mr Krasner added.
'We are selling it on,' he told the BBC News website. 'Everyone will then be paid in full.'
Classic movies shot at Twickenham, which opened in 1913, include include Sherlock Holmes film The Missing Rembrandt, made in the 1930s, and the Beatles films Help and A Hard Day's Night.
Roman Polanski's Repulsion, Alfie starring Michael Caine and Saturday Night and Sunday Morning also made use of its facilities.
More recently War Horse and Horrid Henry: The Movie were made there, while director Phyllida Lloyd completed post-production on The Iron Lady at the historic studios.